Computer Science/Computer Information Systems

The Computer Science/Computer Information Associate Degree at Grayson College includes a state-mandated core of 42 hours and is designed for transfer to four-year institutions. This particular degree plan is a road map for students who wish to major in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or Computer Engineering at the university level. All students should routinely consult with a faculty advisor in the Grayson Computer Science department and with the university/college of their choice to determine which courses should be taken for its bachelor’s degree in their desired major.


Associate of Science - Computer Science/Computer Information Systems

The Associate of Applied Science Degree requires that TSI requirements are met.

Subject Semester Hours
COSC 1336 (Programming Fundamentals I) 3
*HUMA 1301, PHIL 1301, 1304 or 2306 3
ENGL 1301 (Composition I) 3
HIST 1301 (United States History I) 3
MATH 1314 (College Algebra) 3
COSC 1437 (Programming Fundamentals II) 4
*ENGL 1302, 2311 OR SPCH 1321 3
MATH 2312  (Pre-Calculus Math) 3
HIST 1302 (United States History II) 3
*ARTS 1301, DRAMA 1310 or MUSI 1306 3
COSC 2436 (Programming Fundamentals III) 4
MATH 2413 (Calculus I) 4
GOVT 2305 (Federal Government) or GOVT 2306 3
**Approved Life and Physical Science 3
**Approved Life and Physical Science Lab 1
COSC 2425 (Computer Organization and Machine Language) 4
GOVT 2306 (Texas Government) or GOVT 2305 3
*ECON 2301 (Principles of Macroeconomics) or 2302 (Principles of Microeconomics) 3
**Approved Life & Physical Sciences Core** 3
**Approved Life & Physical Sciences Lab 1
total: 60

*Please review your Student Planner or contact your Student Success Coach/Faculty Advisor to review which courses may be used to fill this degree requirement.

*COSC 1336 should be taken the first semester.

**Approved Life and Physical Sciences Core: BIOL 1306/1106, BIOL 1307/1107, CHEM 1311/1111, CHEM 1312/1112, PHYS 1301/1101, PHYS 1302/1102, PHYS 2325/2125, PHYS 2326/2126. The choice should be approved by the computer science faculty advisor.

Last updated: 01/26/2021