This is a 2-year program, will provide students with introduction overview of computer science. This overview will include data structures, mobile and web development, databases, software engineering, security and numerical methods.
The program objectives are:
- Developing problem solving abilities using a computer.
- Building the necessary skill set and analytical abilities for developing computer based solutions for real life problems.
- Imbibing quality software development practices.
- To create awareness about process and product standards.
Total Program Required Credits: 60 Credits
- Core Courses Credits (18 Credits)
- Elective courses Credits (24 Credits)
- General Education Credits (18 Credits)
The associate degree programs are designed for those students seeking a two-year rather than four-year degree.
Associate programs stand alone and can be a final degree but may also be the foundation for further study at the bachelor’s level. The associate degree programs at AVU are meant to be taken in four semesters and consist of 60 credit hours.
- COSC 111 - Introduction to Programming | 3 credits
- COSC 122 - Computer Programming II | 3 credits
- COSC 212 - Machine Architecture | 3 credits
- COSC 222 - Introduction to Discrete Structures | 3 credits
- COSC 330 - Principles of Computer Science | 3 credits
- COSC 342 - Distributed Systems | 3 credits
- MATH 114 - Calculus I | 3 credits
- COSC 222 - Computer Fluency | 3 credits
- STAT 230 - Statistics | 3 credits
- COSC 250 - Digital Logic and Microcomputer Hardware | 3 credits
- COSC 311 - Introduction to Networks | 3 credits
- COSC 350 - Digital Systems Design | 3 credits
- COSC 368 - Introduction To Object Oriented Programming Using C++ | 3 credits
- COSC 403 - Numerical Analysis | 3 credits
- COSC 404 - Database System Implementation | 3 credits
- COSC 405 - Modelling and Simulation | 3 credits
- ENG 101 - English Composition I | 3 credits
- POLI 100 - Introduction to International Politics | 3 credits
- COMP 101 - Introduction to Computer Science | 3 credits
- COMM 106 - Interpersonal Communication | 3 credits
- PSY 106 - Introduction to Psychology | 3 credits
- Math 206 - College Algebra | 3 credits
For admission to associate/certificate programs, official documentation must be provided showing that the applicant:
- Is at least 18 years old, or
- has a high school diploma, or
- has a General Educational Development (GED) diploma.
- International Students: In addition to the above requirements, international students have to demonstrate knowledge of the English Language (reading and writing).
Students under the age of 18 who will not have a high school diploma or GED before the start of their first semester are not admissible but may take courses as a non-degree student. Upon turning 18 they may apply for admission to an associate or certificate program.
Transfer students are eligible for admission if they left their previous accredited institution(s) in good standing. Admission status will be determined on an individual basis if a student attended an unaccredited/nonregionally accredited postsecondary institution. Students transferring with fewer than 30 semester hours of transferable credit must submit placement scores from the ACT Plus Writing (preferred), SAT or ACCUPLACER test for placement in English or composition courses, and the ALEKS test for placement into math courses. Test results must be less than two years old for English placement and less than one year old for math placement.
* AVU reserves the right to accept students on a conditional basis if one or more of the above mentioned requirements are not met upon admission. However, any deficiencies must be remedied within four months from the program start date.
American Vision University was founded with a vision of making exceptional quality education affordable and convenient for students who are juggling career/family obligations. We abide by that vision strongly even today and this is the sole reason why we are able to offer unmatched value of education at an extremely affordable fee that stays the same
Tuition Fees: Associate tuition fee per credit: $200.00 USD 60 credits are required to complete the program Total tuition fees: $12,000 USD (2 years)
Full Tuition Payment: The student has the option to pay for the degree program in a single payment by the date of registration. If this is not possible, a financial plan is available.
Term-by-Term Payment Plan: This option offer students a way to make four equal payments over the course of the semester. The first payment will be taken at the time of enrollment. The three remaining payments are automatically withdrawn from the students account in equal installments over the course of the semester and are scheduled by/with the Enrollment Advisor. This plan offers for students to finance their education while earning their degree. By avoiding college student loans, students can ideally graduate with zero debt.
METHOD OF PAYMENT:
- We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express.
- We also accept cash payment upfront and in full for your registered courses
- We accept bank wire transfers. Wire fees may apply, please check with your bank. Student Accounts Department can provide the SWIFT details.