Jun 04, 2023  
2021-22 BTC Catalog 
2021-22 BTC Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science

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Bellingham Technical College offers your first step toward a successful career in Computer Science. Earn your associate degree and a solid foundation at BTC in two years, and be ready to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn your bachelor’s degree in computer science to build a career in a field that is experiencing strong growth in Washington and nationwide. BTC’s Associate in Computer Science transfer degree is designed for students who want to transfer and major in computer science at a Washington State college or university. After completing the 90-credit-hour associate degree program at BTC, you may transfer as a junior into a Bachelor of Science (BS) program in computer science.

Program Outcomes

After successfully completing the program, graduates will be able to:

  • Apply quantitative analysis to solve problems
  • Apply appropriate logic, tools and processes to write software programs that solve given problems.
  • Critically evaluate computer technical reports, updates and information
  • Effectively communicate technical processes

Placement Requirements

Admissions application and assessment testing in Reading, Math, and Writing are required. Your score on the tests and/or your previous transcripts will determine where you begin your course sequence. Contact the Admissions and Student Resource Center at 360.752.8345 or admissions@btc.edu for assistance with academic planning.

Degree and Certificate Requirements

Computer Science DTA/MRP Degree completion requires a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher and minimum grade of C/2.0 for required courses.

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