Computer Science Transfer Major, AS
CIP 240199 (CSCD)
The purpose of a statewide articulation agreement is to identify the courses a student at a Colorado public community college must complete as part of an AA/AS degree to be guaranteed to be able to complete the designated baccalaureate degree program at any public four-year college and university (hereafter referred to as receiving institutions) that offers that program within the minimum number of credits designated by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education.
For more information about this transfer degree please refer to the Colorado Department of Higher Education website.
- Any (GT-CO1) course plus any (GT-CO2) course OR
- Any (GT-CO3) course plus any (GT-CO4) course
**ENG 122 or ENG 131 required for Mines
(Additional coursework might be required to meet pre-requisite requirements for calculus. Pre-requisite courses may apply toward elective credit hours.)
- Any two GT Pathways Arts & Humanities courses (GT-AH1, GT-AH2, GT-AH3, GT-AH4) (6 credits)
**For transfer to Mines, take PHI 218 AND one additional course GT-AH course from the CSM CCCS H&SS Undergraduate Pre-Approved List
- Any one GT Pathways History Course (GT-HI1) (3 credits)
**For transfer to Mines, take HIS 247 OR another GT-HI1 course from the CSM CCCS H&SS Undergraduate Pre-Approved List
- Any two GT Pathways Social & Behavioral Sciences courses (GT-SS1, GT-SS2, GT-SS3) (6 credits)
**For transfer to Mines, take ECO 201 and ECO 202
- Select from GT-SC1/GT-SC2 courses with at least one GT-SC1 course. GT-SC1/GT-SC2 courses in sequence (same discipline) are recommended (and may be required depending on the receiving institution—consult the advising office).
Courses must be selected in consultation with the advising office from the community college and from the intended transfer institution, if known.
Seven credit minimum; additional credits in this area will be applied toward electives.
**For transfer to Mines, select two courses from PHY 111, PHY 112, and CHE 111
Please note: if these credits are not required for the major at a receiving 4-year institution, they will be applied to the bachelor's degree as elective credit towards graduation. Please check with the receiving institution to determine in which way these courses will be applied.
*(Courses must be selected in consultation with the advising offices to ensure that the courses taken are in the preferred programming language. Additional coursework might be required to meet pre-requisite requirements for Computer Science I. Pre-requisite courses may apply toward elective credit hours.)
**Not required at Mines; would transfer as free elective
(including institution-specific required courses listed below)
Required for School of Mines:
Note: For Colorado School of Mines, students are advised to use any remaining free elective credits to take MAT 261, CHE 111, or PHY 212 (CSC 165 will be accepted in transfer but the other courses are preferred).
Required for University of Colorado Boulder:
Required for Colorado State University:
CSC 165 - Discrete Structures 4 Credits (Colorado State will accept MAT 215 as an alternative to CSC 165)
Required for University of Colorado Denver and University of Northern Colorado:
CSC 165 - Discrete Structures 4 Credits
For remaining free electives, students should choose from the following options:
Elective credit must be completed from the following lists of approved prefixes or courses to bring the total credit hours to 60.
- Any Guaranteed Transfer Course
Any course in the following prefixes, except Special Topics (275) and Independent Study (285): AST (100 or higher), BIO (100 or higher), CHE (100 or higher), EGG (100 or higher), MAT (121 or higher, except 155 or 156), PHY (111 or higher), or any foreign language (111 or above).
All courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another Colorado institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.
- Courses required for this degree must be completed with a "C" or better to be considered for transfer to another institution. Transferability of courses to colleges or universities outside of Colorado is determined by the receiving institution.
- Apply for graduation online at www.arapahoe.edu/graduation.