AS Computer Science and Information Technology to BS Computing Science (Sam Houston State University) 2021-2022

TRANSFER PATHWAY
(For Transfer to Sam Houston State University)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO​
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTING SCIENCE

Catalog Year: 2021-2022 You may use this pathway if you entered Dallas College on or before this date.

Career Path: Engineering, Technology, Mathematics and Sciences

Available at: All Campuses

TSI: Must be Complete

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

This is an example course sequence for students interested in pursuing Information Technology. Although there may be several options to fulfill certain requirements for the associate’s degree, please note that this pathway lists the specific courses leading to this bachelor’s degree. All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students. This is not an official degree plan. Refer to catalog for official degree requirements. You must receive a GPA of at least 2.00 on all college-level course work. Students must earn at least 25% of the credit hours required for graduation through instruction by Dallas College. Contact your advisor for information.

AS DEGREE MINIMUM: 60 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS

PATHWAY REQUIREMENTS (Total Hours: 10)

The following are prerequisite courses for MATH 2413: MATH 1314, MATH 1316 and MATH 2412

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 14)

ENGL 1301 – Composition I This is a (CB 010) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher.

HIST 1301 – United States History I This is a (CB 060) Core course.

MATH 2413 – Calculus I This is a (CB 020) Core course. Must earn a grade of “C” or higher. Prerequisites of MATH 1314, MATH 1316, MATH 2412, before enrolling in the class. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

PHED 1164 – Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness This is a (CB 090) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

EDUC 1300 – Learning Framework All college students with fewer than 12 semester credit hours of successful college credit (grade of "C" or above) must take a student success course in the first semester.

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 15)

ENGL 1302 – Composition II This is a (CB 010) Core course.

ECON 2301 – Principles of Macroeconomics This is a (CB 080) Core course. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • SPCH 1311 – Introduction to Speech Communication OR
  • SPCH 1315 – Public Speaking These are (CB 090) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • HIST 1302 – United States History II OR
  • HIST 2301 – Texas History These are (CB 060) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ARTS 1301 – Art Appreciation OR
  • DRAM 1310 – Theater Appreciation OR
  • MUSI 1306 – Music Appreciation These are (CB 050) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 7-8)

MATH 2414 – Calculus II There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer. SHSU requires MATH 2414 for this pathway.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • CHEM 1411 – General Chemistry I OR
  • BIOL 1406 – Biology for Science Majors I These are (CB 030) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 13-14)

GOVT 2305 – Federal Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • PHYS 2425 – University Physics I OR
  • CHEM 1412 – General Chemistry II These are (CB 030) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

COSC 1436 – Programming Fundamentals I There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer. SHSU requires COSC 1436 for this pathway.

CHOOSE ONE:

  • ENGL 2332 – World Literature I OR
  • PHIL 1301 – Introduction to Philosophy OR
  • PHIL 1306 – Introduction to Ethics These are (CB 040) Core courses. There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list.

SEMESTER 5 (Total Hours: 12-14)

GOVT 2306 – Texas Government This is a (CB 070) Core course.

COSC 1437 – Programming Fundamentals II There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer. SHSU requires COSC 1437 for this pathway.

COSC 2436 – Programming Fundamentals III There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer. SHSU requires COSC 2436 for this pathway.

MATH 2305 – Discrete Mathematics There are several options to fulfill this requirement. Contact your academic advisor for a specific list. Elective courses should be selected according to the intended university to which you will transfer. SHSU requires MATH 2305 for this pathway.

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY
(For Transfer From Dallas College)
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE TO
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTING SCIENCE

SEMESTER-BY-SEMESTER MAP FOR FULL-TIME STUDENTS

For questions about the SHSU portion of this transfer pathway, contact the Computer Science Main Office at (936) 294-3846 or bxz003@shsu.edu. It is best to apply to SHSU a full semester before you plan to transfer. It will help if you submit a copy of this pathway with your application.

BS DEGREE MINIMUM: 120 SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS 

SEMESTER 1 (Total Hours: 16)

COSC 2329 – Comp Organiz & Machine Lang

COSC 3318 – Database Management Systems

Degree Specific Requirement: Science (4 credit hours)

General Advanced Electives (6 credit hours)

SEMESTER 2 (Total Hours: 16)

COSC 3319 – Data Structure and Algorithms

COSC 3327 – Compu​ter Architecture

STAT 3379 – Statistical Methds in Practice

Degree Specific Requirement: Science (4 credit hours)

General Advanced Elective (3 credit hours)

SEMESTER 3 (Total Hours: 15)

COSC 4327 – Computer Operating Systems

COSC 4318 – Advanced Language Concepts

COSC 4316 – Compiler Design & Construction

COSC/DFSC Advanced Elective (3 credit hours)

MATH (Advanced, 3 credit hours)

SEMESTER 4 (Total Hours: 13)

COSC 4149 – Seminar in Computer Science

COSC 4319 – Software Engineering

COSC 4349 – Professionalism and Ethics

COSC/DFSC Advanced Elective (3 credit hours)

General Advanced Elective (3 credit hours)

Approved: 2021-2022 Guided Pathway; Approved by Sam Houston State University 7.26.2021