The College’s Career Studies Certificate in Computer Science is useful for professionals who are already working and who need to update their knowledge in computer science, for those who wish to acquire knowledge general knowledge about computer science, and for K-12 teachers seeking an add-on endorsement in Computer Science.
The College’s Associate of Science degree with a specialization in Computer Science is designed for students who plan to transfer to a four-year institution to major in Computer Science. The rigorous program, taught in the state-of-the-art Cyber Lab, is an economical way to prepare for a bachelor’s degree.
To facilitate seamless transfer, LFCC has created an online ‘Transfer Guide’ that provides detailed information such as tuition, GPA, application requirements, course equivalents, and other information that may be useful in the transfer process.
The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) has created a guaranteed admission agreement with more than 20 of Virginia’s four-year colleges and universities for students who graduate from LFCC with an associate’s degree and a minimum grade point average. Can learn more the VCCS agreements at http://www.vccs.edu/students/transfers/.
The VCCS also offers a Transfer Planning Tool on the Virginia Educational Wizard, which can be found at www.vawizard.org.
The top 10 reason why to study computer science according to the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) can be seen here.