Degrees

The Computer Science and Information Technology discipline under the mathematics department at Los Angeles City College offers two Associate degrees that students can choose from depending on their career and educational goals. The first, Associate of Science in Computer Science, is designed for students with transfer goals to the Computer Science program at four-year universities. The second, an Associate of Science in Information Systems, is designed to prepare students for careers in exciting Information Technology fields such as programming, software engineering, database administration, computer networking, multimedia, and web technologies. Students with interest in transferring to the Information Systems program at four-year universities should consult with the Computer Science department for needed course work. 

Associate Degree in Computer Science

The computer science curriculum blends practice and theory in both hardware and software and provides good foundation in computer architecture, programming languages, structured and object-oriented methodologies, data structures, and problem solving with computers. Students successfully completing this curriculum will find many opportunities for employment in programming and application development area and can also transfer in junior standing to the computer science program at four-year universities.

Associate Degree in Information Systems

The degree is designed to prepare students for careers in exciting Information Technology fields such as programming, software engineering, database administration, computer networking, multimedia, and web technologies.