Academic Catalogs

Computer Science (CS)

CS A1314 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Python Programming I  
Prerequisite(s): CS A170.
Advisory: CIS A090; and CIS A100 or CIS A111.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

Introduction to fundamental concepts and techniques for writing software in the Python programming language. Covers the syntax and semantics of data types, expressions, exceptions, control structures, Input/output, methods, classes, and pragmatics of Python programming. C-ID: COMP 112.

CS A1404 Units (63 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Introduction to C#.NET Programming  
Advisory: CIS A100 or CIS A111.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Provides students with a background in the object-oriented approach of the C#.NET language. Emphasis is on variables, methods, control structures, arrays, objects, classes, file I/O, database and Windows Forms. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. Lecture/Lab.

CS A1424 Units (63 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Introduction to Visual Basic.NET Programming  
Advisory: CIS A100 or CIS A111.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An object-oriented approach to the Visual Basic .NET language with an emphasis programming fundamentals: variables, expressions, methods, control structures, arrays, objects, classes, file I/O, database, Windows and Web Forms. Provides preparation for students Microsoft certification. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

CS A1504 Units (90 lecture hours)  
C++ Programming Language 1  
Prerequisite(s): CS A131, CS A140, CS A142, or CS A170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

First course in ANSI/ISO Standard C++ programming language. Topics include data types, strings, operators, expressions, control flow, input/output, functions, pointers, arrays, preprocessor, streams, enumerated data type, dynamic memory allocation, objects, classes, vectors, inheritance, object-oriented design and recursion. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may also be offered online.

CS A1704 Units (63 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Java Programming 1  
Advisory: CIS A090; and CIS A100 or CIS A111.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A first Computer Science course taught using the Java programming language. Students will build Java applications. Emphasis will be placed on programming fundamentals such as variables, selection and loops as well as object-oriented programming concepts including classes and inheritance. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. C-ID: COMP 122.

CS A2004 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Data Structures  
Prerequisite(s): CS A250.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A study of data abstraction and algorithm analysis. Data structures include lists, stacks, queues, trees, tables, and graphs. Algorithms include searching, sorting, pattern-matching, tree traversal, and balancing. This is a core course for students who want to study advanced programming, computer science, or engineering. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

CS A2164 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Computer Architecture  
Prerequisite(s): CS A150 and CS A170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A course in the architecture of computers. Topics will include Boolean algebra and computer arithmetic, digital logic, micro and macro architecture, Assembly language, performance, datapath and control, memory hierarchies, interfacing and peripherals, and multiprocessing. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. Five hours.

CS A2204 Units (90 lecture hours)  
Software Engineering  
Prerequisite(s): CS A150 and CS A170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Introduction to the concepts, methods, and current practice of software engineering. Study the lifecycle of a software system. Employ engineering methods, processes, techniques, and measurement. Use of tools to manage software development. Project work is required to illustrating the various elements. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

CS A2314 Units (63 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Python Programming II  
Prerequisite(s): CS A131.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Advanced Python programming. Covers classes, modules, using the Python standard library and using third-party libraries.

CS A2504 Units (90 lecture hours)  
C++ Programming Language 2  
Prerequisite(s): CS A150; and CS A131 or CS A140 or CS A170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Second course in ANSI/ISO Standard C++ programming language. Topics include sorting and searching, data structures, operator overloading, memory management, exception handling, name scope management, polymorphism, templates, STL containers, STL algorithm and iterators, and functional programming. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

CS A2573 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Boolean Algebra and Logic  
Prerequisite(s): CS A131, CS A140, CS A150, or CS A170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

An introduction to the discrete structures used in Computer Science. Topics covered include basic logic, proof techniques, relations, Boolean algebra, logic gates, languages and grammars, finite-state machines, and Turing machines.

CS A2623 Units (36 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
Discrete Structures  
Prerequisite(s): CS A131, CS A140, CS A150, or CS A170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

An introduction to the discrete structures used in Computer Science with an emphasis on their applications. Topics covered include functions, relations, sets, basic logic, proof techniques, basics of counting, graphs, trees, and discrete probability. C-ID: COMP 152.

CS A2634 Units (63 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Probability and Statistics for Computer Science  
Prerequisite(s): CS A262 and MATH A180.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Introduction to probability and statistics with an emphasis on their applications in Computer Science. Topics include continuous and discrete probability distributions, linear and logistic regression, creating models to use for predictive inference, and programmatic analysis of data.

CS A2724 Units (63 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Java Programming 2  
Prerequisite(s): CS A170.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

A second course in Java programming language. Topics include object-oriented design, inheritance, interfaces, abstract and anonymous inner classes, I/O & exceptions, generics, regular expressions, databases, XML, GUI construction, graphics and multimedia, Java collections, data structures, lambda expressions and multithreading. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis.

CS A2734 Units (63 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
Mobile Application Development in Android  
Prerequisite(s): CS A250; or CS A272 or concurrent enrollment.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

This course covers how to develop applications for smartphones and tablets with the Android open-source platform. Topics include the Model-View-Controller architecture, designing and handling user input, defining activity layouts, application events, displaying images, managing navigation and core device features, such as GPS, accelerometers and touch gestures. Students will leverage and expand their Java programming knowledge to build mobile applications from start to finish. Transfer Status: CSU; UC.

CS A2801-4 Units (18-72 lecture hours; 0-54 lab hours)  
Current Topics in Computing  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Course covers topics currently receiving attention by the computer industry. This course may also be offered online. May be taken for grades or on a pass-no pass basis. This course may be taken four times.