Upon completion of the Computer Science program at RCTC, students will achieve the following outcomes:

  • Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science concepts to analyze and design software solutions.
  • Design, implement and validate software using Java in conjunction with graphical user interface.
  • Apply current design techniques including the effective application of data structures (stacks, queues, lists, sets ...), recursion, and object oriented technologies (inheritance, polymorphism, generic types) for software solutions.
  • Evaluate the efficiency of software algorithms using Big O.
  • Develop logical reasoning and problem solving skills to meet customer requirements/specifications for software solutions.
  • Work as part of a professional team to analyze, design and implement software solutions.
  • Prepare for transfer to a four year computer science program.
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