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ICS Associate in Science Degree

Associate in Science Degree
60 to 63 Credits

The curriculum leading to an Associate in Science degree in Information and Computer Science is designed to prepare individuals for employment as technical assistants to professional and administrative personnel using computers. Students may choose one of five areas of specialty: Network Support Specialist, Database Support Specialist, Information Security Specialist, Mobile Developer Specialist and Software Developer Specialist. Skills in writing, speech, economics and mathematics complete the preparation for employment. The program requirements are designed to facilitate transfer to the baccalaureate programs in Information and Computer Sciences at UH Mānoa and UH Hilo for those students who wish to continue their education while working in the industry.

All required ICS courses must be passed with a grade of “C” or better in order to be applied to the degree.

Requirements
Core Courses: 27 credits
Gen Ed Courses: 21 credits
Electives: 3 credits
Specialization Courses: 9 credits
Total: 60 credits

Updated for 2013-2014

Core Requirements 27 credits

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ICS 100

or ICS 101

Computing Literacy and Applications (3)

Digital Tools for the Information World (3)

3

ICS 110

Introduction to Programming

3

ICS 111

Introduction to Computer Science I

3

ICS 113

Database Fundamentals

3

ICS 125

Personal Computer Maintenance and Repair

3

ICS 184

Introduction to Networking

3

ICS 240

Operating Systems

3

ICS 270

Systems Analysis

3

ICS 293D

Cooperative Education

3

 

Core Credits: 27

 

 

General Education Requirements 21 credits

 

Course

Credits

 

One DS Course

 

3

ENG 100

Composition 1

3

ENG 225

Technical Writing

3

SP 151

Personal and Public Speech

3

ICS 170

Ethics for the Digital World

3

One FG Course

 

3

ICS 141

or MATH 103

Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science (3)

or College Algebra (3)

3

 

Gen Ed Credits: 21

 

 

Electives

Recommended Elective

3

It is recommended that the student choose one other ICS or EE course numbered 100 or higher.

 

 

Elective Credits: 3

 

 

 

Specialization 9 credits

Select One Specialization Below

 

Specialization Network Support Specialist

 

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

 

ICS 171

Introduction to Computer Security

3

 

ICS 172

Network Design and Administration

3

 

ICS 283

Advanced Network Design and Administration

3

 

 

Specialization Credits: 9

 

 

 

 

Specialization

Specialization Database Support Specialist

 

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

 

ICS 151

Structured Database Programming

3

 

ICS 211

Introduction to Computer Science II

3

 

ICS 251

Advanced Database Programming

3

 

 

Specialization Credits: 9

 

 

 

Specialization

Specialization Information Security Specialist

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ICS 171

Introduction to Computer Security

3

ICS 281

Ethical Hacking

3

ICS 282

Computer Forensics

3

 

Specialization Credits: 9

 

 

Specialization

Specialization Mobile Developer Specialist

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ICS 136

Intro to Mobile Device Application Developer

3

ICS 251

Advanced Database Programming

3

ICS 236

Mobile Device Management and Programming

3

 

Specialization Credits: 9

 

 

Specialization

Specialization Software Developer Specialist

 

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

ICS 211

Introduction to Computer Science II

3

ICS 212

Program Structure

3

ICS 241

Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science II

3

 

Specialization Credits: 9

 

 

 

Total Degree Credits

60-63

 

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