Computer Science

Computer Science is the study of computers and their applications. It includes a variety of specialties such as systems programming, artificial intelligence, robotics, networking and graphics. In preparation for transfer into more advanced fundamental and specialized areas, students will learn basic programming, data structures and architecture. Computer Science majors will also need two or three semesters of calculus and discrete mathematics, depending on the choice of transfer institution. (See also Computer Studies and Information Technology .)

Career options in Computer Science include software engineer, computer engineer, systems analyst, database administrator, software project manager and various other computer-related fields.

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Contact Information

Department Chair: June Porto
Office: Oceanside, Room 4813
P 760.757.2121 x6555
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Dean: Al Taccone
Office: Oceanside, Room 4819
P 760.795.6807

Department: Computer Science

Secretary: Monique Reeve
Office: T-420
P 760.795.6841
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Full-Time Faculty

June Porto
Office: Oceanside, Room 4813
P 760.757.2121 x6555
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Nery Chapeton-Lamas
Office: Oceanside, Room 4621
P 760-757-2121 x6906
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