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CSCTEC-AAS - Computer Technology


Official Name of Program

Computer Technology

Plan Code


Department(s) Sponsoring Program



Degree Designation

AAS - Associate in Applied Science



NYSED Program Code

01588 - CSCTEC-AAS

CIP Code


The Computer Science Department offers an associate degree in applied science in Computer Technology that focuses on general applications programming. Students can choose either the programming sequence or information science sequence. Upon completion of the AAS degree students interested in continuing may choose to pursue the BS in Computer Science, BS in Computer Science/Mathematics, or the BS in Information Systems and Informatics.

Upon completion of this program:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.

  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.

  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.