Department Chair
Jon Celesia
510.215.4095
Physical Sciences, Room 123

Program Description:

The Computer Science (COMP/COMSC) program prepares students to major in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology, or Software Engineering at four-year colleges and universities.
COMP/COMSC assists professionals to refine or update their computer science related skills.

Some possible careers:

COMP/COMSC is a component in the preparation of student for careers in fields including:
Computer programmer, software engineer, systems analyst, chief information officer, civil engineer, structural engineer, mechanical engineer, electrical engineer, computer operator, computer service technician, operations analyst, computer security specialist, technical support specialist, hardware analyst, quality assurance analyst, microcomputer support specialist, semiconductor design analyst or technician, network technician, robotics technician, digital design analyst, CAD/CAM analyst.

Program Student Learning Outcome statement:

Students in the Computer Science program will be able to:

      • Successfully design, implement, test, and debug a program of at least 500 lines that uses advanced data structures such as stacks, queues, trees, and hash tables.
      • Compare iterative and recursive execution patterns.
      • Successfully design, implement, test, and debug a program that translates assembly language instructions into machine code.