Computer Science

Program Director/Program Coordinator
Name Wayne Way
Title Associate Professor of Computer Science
Room M-312
Program Area Computer Science
Phone 409-944-1274
Email wway@gc.edu
Admin Support Jo Ann Palomo Ext. 317
Student Success Coach/Advisor
Name

Geisu Lewis

Dr. Latoya Mills

Ext 220

Your Pathway

Computer Science

Welcome to the Computer Science Department home page. This site reviews useful information for those who will be taking courses in the computer science department of Galveston College, whether as majors or as students seeking to improve their computer skills by taking required or non-required courses.

Computer Science is one of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) areas that has applications in all fields. In the modern world, computer scientists are essential to every segment of society in the management of information.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the computer science principles and technology through quality instruction.

What is the Role of a Computer Science Major?

Computer Science is one of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) areas that has applications in all fields. In the modern world, computer scientists are essential to every segment of society in the management of information. See the most recent degrees and programs for specific degree requirements and course descriptions. Additionally, online course options are available for local and distance learning students.

Non Majors

If you are not majoring in computer science, you may be interested in taking Introduction to Computing (COSC 1301) as a basic computer literacy course to improve your computer skills and increase your knowledge of the newest technology. These skills will certainly help you to be more successful in your other coursework and future career. Many College degree plans suggest students take COSC 1301 Introduction to Computing to meet the computer literacy requirements

 

Associate of Applied Science

Many computer science employment opportunities require advanced degrees. This transfer curriculum is designed for students who plan to pursue a degree in Computer Science at a senior college or university after completing their studies at Galveston College.*

Upon successful completion of the prescribed courses, the student will be eligible to graduate from Galveston College with an Associate of Science degree in Computer Science.

AS Computer Science on Current Catalog (use keyword: “computer science”) to find your  Full-Time or Part-Time Path

Degree Audit Program Code: AS-COMPSCI

Total Semester Credit Hours: 60

Career Opportunities

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Computer Systems Analyst

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Computer Programmer

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Computer and Information Research Scientist

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Software Developer

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Database Administrator