B.S. in Computer Science
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION : As the electronic systems and equipment that power our personal and professional lives become more pervasive and integral to our existence, the expertise of the electronics and computer technologist is increasingly vital. To this end, ACU based its Electronics and Computer Technology program on fundamentals of the technology driving today's systems, including telecommunications, networks, wireless, computers, controls and instrumentation. Graduates have a broad knowledge base that qualifies them for challenging career-entry positions in the dynamic electronics and computer fields.
PROGRAM OBJECTIVE : The ECT program is designed to produce graduates who are able to: Apply knowledge of analog and digital electronics to describe, utilize, analyze and troubleshoot electronic systems. Construct and configure working prototypes of pre-designed systems that combine hardware and software. Conduct experiments with electronics and software systems, employing appropriate test equipment to evaluate performance and determine needed repairs. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Work effectively in a team environment and display good customer service skills.
Use applied research and problem-solving skills to enhance learning at ACU and throughout their careers.
CAREERS : Health Care Administrator, Health Care Facility, Coordinator of Rehabilitation Services,
Medical-Record Administrator, Administrative Assistant, Quality Assurance Coordinator
Requirements : TWELVE (12) courses in the field of study – 48 Credits
General Education Courses - THIRTY SIX (36) of credits are required to be met within the sixty (60) credits transferred in at admission, or added to the Study Plan in lieu of some of the General and Major courses listed within each of the Baccalaureate Degree Programs here in. These will be nine (9) General Education courses in the fields of English, Humanities, Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. Total of – 36 credits American Business College will give credit for any of the General Education courses tested by CLEP for students having taken and earned the equivalent grade of C or higher. Taking of a CLEP test can be arranged on the following Website: Universityboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html. This is a national program with CLEP centers throughout the United States.
CAREERS : Administrative Assistant, Administrative Secretary, Administrative Clerk, Executive Assistant, Office Manager. Human Resources, Retail Store Manager