Students working on computers in class

Why choose Computer Science at PCC?

With PCC’s computer science program, you can work on just about anything dealing with computers: animating computer games, designing software, or anything else. Plus, with a burgeoning job market – and since almost every employer can use people with computer science degrees – a career in computer science is always in demand.

PCC’s Computer Science program is a two-year transfer program that prepares you to pursue a four-year degree in computer science and save you tuition costs. To satisfy the transfer requirements, you will complete a minimum of 97 credit hours at PCC.

For the working student and those with a busy schedule, we offer all of our CS sequences online.

Degrees and certificates

Degrees and certificates by number of terms to complete
Award Length Financial aid eligible Currently accepting students?
University transfer 2 years at PCC + 2 years at university


What will you learn?

Classes introduce you to subjects like:

  • C programming
  • Data structure
  • Discrete structures
  • Programming systems
  • UNIX/Linux

Computer Science tutoring is available to help you succeed.

What will you do?

Computer science is a career field that all different kinds of people work in – from graphic designers to programmers to software developers and many others. This field mixes creativity with technology, problem-solving, and team interaction. So no matter what you’re interested in, computer science can be a real option for you.

Computer Science 161B entrance exam

The Computer Science 161B entrance exam is for students wishing to bypass CS 161A and go straight into CS 161B.

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