Computer Science - Associate of Science

The A.S. in Computer Science Program prepares students to transfer to a four-year college or university to earn a Computer Science or related bachelor’s degree. Students will explore foundational topics such as software design, computer programming and web development. Each student will choose a concentration that best matches his or her interests. The program’s courses are designed using industry standards developed by Microsoft. Coursework features significant lab time during which instructors will guide the class through hands-on work with computer applications. Interested students should contact the school they plan to attend to ensure their courses will transfer.

Program At a Glance

For those who want to:

Create software or web content
Use analytical and scientific skills to solve technical problems
Pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field

Program Snapshot

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Credits: Not Available
Median Years: Not Available
Graduation Retention Rate: Not Available

Possible Careers

Software developer
Database administrator
Systems analyst
Web developer
Computer programmer

*Costs are estimates and are subject to change. Please visit the tuition and fees details page for precise details or call 417-447-7500. Degree time/credits vary with students' enrollment and course completion. Graduation retention varies by case. For program enrollment, retention, exam/certification, and employment rates visit Student Outcomes/Student Right-to-Know. Salary information is provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Some careers on this list may require additional education and training. For program-specific accreditation visit OTC Accreditation.

Degree Requirements

credit hours
Program Required Courses
credit hours
General Education

For the full program requirements, see curriculum. For the full list of courses, see the catalog.

Program Details

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Program Contact

Tiffany Ford
Computer Information Science Department Chair


Admission to Ozarks Technical Community College is open to all individuals who can benefit from its educational programs. A focus of the college mission is on the academic, career and personal goals of the student. OTC may admit you as a First-Time student just completing their high school, GED or HiSET requirements or as a Transfer student coming from another institution finishing up a certificate or degree. For more information, visit OTC Admissions.

Wondering how you’re going to pay for college? At OTC, we believe that cost shouldn’t be a barrier to earning a degree. Our staff will work with you to make a financial plan. To browse the resources available to you, see paying for college.