Computer science is the study of programs, data, computing machinery, and how they interact. The computer science program at UCC is mathematically based following the recommendations of the Association for Computing Machinery.
After completing two years at UCC, you can transfer to a four-year college or university and complete a bachelor's degree in computer science.
Computer science is a foundation that allows graduates to explore a wide range of career possibilities. Popular computer science careers include programming and software development, computer hardware innovation and development, testing mathematical algorithms, managing the technological infrastructure of an organization, and digital security.
Majors in computer science are offered at University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Western Oregon University, and Southern Oregon University. The UCC program in computer science is approved for transfer to these institutions. However, it should be noted that the curriculum does vary at the above schools. You should consult your UCC advisor during your first term at UCC.
Students enrolling in this program can expect to take courses in the following subject areas:
- Computer Science
- Discrete Math
- Technical Report Writing
CIS Certificates & Degrees at UCC
- Computer Information Systems: AAS
- Health Informatics: AAS
- Microsoft Office Technologist: Pathways Certificate
- Cisco Networking Support Technician: Pathways Certificate
At UCC, you can earn a TWO-YEAR TRANSFER DEGREE for less than you'll pay for one year at a state university. Plus, UCC offers:
• Seamless, direct transfer degrees
• Expert faculty dedicated to teaching
• Personal attention and small class sizes
• Online classes
Prospective students should visit Advising and Career Services to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
John Blackwood, MS - Contact
Associate Professor, CIS
Vince Yip, MS - Contact
Assistant Professor, CIS