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Program Info


Fred Rascoe
Dean of Career and Technical Programs
931-668-7010 Ext. 2123
[email protected]
McMinnville Center 164

Gina Burke
Curriculum Chair, Business and Technology
[email protected]
931-668-7010 ext. 2132

Computer Science A.S. Tennessee Transfer Pathway

The study of computer science will enable students to learn more about future technology which will continue to be a driving force in virtually every sector of our society. The Associate of Science Computer Science degree program will help students achieve a better understanding of fundamental computer concepts. In addition to core curriculum, the Computer Science path introduces students to the following:

  • the history and evolution of computing devices
  • an understanding of software applications that make computers capable of performing specific tasks
  • computer concepts that can be used in schools, private business or in government
  • current programming languages
  • the concept of data structures and sorting techniques
  • other curriculum necessary in preparation for bachelor's degree completion at any one of Tennessee's colleges or universities

Practical Experience

Students will be engaged in the learning process through activities like:

  • critical thinking
  • in-depth research and analysis
  • interaction with students and instructors
  • exposure to current micro-computing software applications and computer software programming
  • introduction to computer information and data structure
  • exposure to fascinating coursework, lectures and classroom interaction

Career Opportunities

The A.S. degree prepares students for transferring to a Tennessee public university or select regionally accredited, non-profit, Tennessee private colleges and universities to complete their baccalaureate degree. Upon graduation with a B.S., students can work in a computer science related field.