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Computer Science (AS)


Please note:  These requirements are based on 2018-2019 LAVC Catalog.

Complete a minimum of 60 degree applicable semester units consisting of required courses for major, general education and elective courses as needed.  Some major courses may double count for general education.  Each major course must be completed with a grade of C or higher. Download Graduation Petition Form and return the completed form to the Admissions and Records Office early in your last semester of completing the requirements.  Indicate the degree(s) and general education plan(s) you are completing. For the latest degree requirements, please see the LAVC catalog.


Complete the following 6 required courses

Course Course Title UNITS
CO SCI 802 Introduction to Compute Science 5
CO SCI 832* Advanced Data Structures and Introduction to Databases 3
CO SCI 836* Introduction to Data Structures 3
CO SCI 839* Intermediate Programming Using C/C++ 3
CO SCI 840* Object-Oriented Programming in C++ 3
CO SCI 870* Windows and Web Database Programming 3

Complete 1 course (3 units) from The Following

Course Course Title UNITS
CO SCI 808* Programming in Visual Basic 3
CO SCI 895* Programming in C# 3

Complete 13 Units from The Following Courses

Course Course Title UNITS
CO SCI 808* Programming in Visual Basic 3
CO SCI 816* Introduction to Computer Architecture and Organization 3
CO SCI 830 Microcomputer Application Software 3
CO SCI 834* Operating Systems 3
CO SCI 861* Advanced Computer Programming 3
CO SCI 863* Introduction to Computer Networking 4
CO SCI 890* Object-Oriented Programming in Java 3
CO SCI 895* Programming in C# 3

Total units required for major: 36

Follow Associate Degree General Education Requirements – LACCD Plan to meet general education unit requirements.

Required general education units: 21

Required degree applicable elective units: 3

Total units required: 60

*This course has a prerequisite or a corequisite.
#Cross-referenced course.