Computer Science

The Computer Science Department supports the missions of South Texas College and the Division of Math and Science by providing quality programs that will empower students to develop and obtain the knowledge, skills, and best practices that are necessary for careers or further studies in the fields of computer science and computer information systems.

All applicants must meet general admission requirements to South Texas College. For more information click on the following link Admissions & Records

Potential Job Titles

Computer Science
  • Computer Programmers
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Software Engineers
  • Computer and Information Scientist
  • Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer User Support Specialist
  • Computer Operators
  • Desktop Publishers
Computer Information Systems
  • Application Programmers
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Information Security Coordinator
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Web Developers
  • Database Administrators
  • Software Developers, Applications
  • Web Administrators
  • Project Manager

Graduate Expectations:

  • Students will develop and implement algorithms to solve mathematical or scientific problems.
  • Students will select appropriate methods to create program solutions for given tasks.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively.
  • Students will use object-oriented programming skills to solve given tasks.

Associate Degrees

Computer Science (AS-COSC)

The Computer Science program is designed for students who plan to pursue a Baccalaureate degree at STC or to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Baccalaureate degree in Computer Software Engineering and/or Computer Science. It is also designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of computer science. The curriculum of the computer science degree program focuses on computer programming and general education cores of studies.

Computer Information Systems (AS-COIS)

The Computer Information Systems program is designed for students who plan to pursue a Baccalaureate degree at STC or to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a Baccalaureate degree in Computer Information Systems. It is also designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the field of computer information systems. The curriculum of the computer information systems degree program focuses on computer programming, business and general education cores of studies.

Staff Faculty Tutoring Part-Time Faculty

Name E-mail Phone Location
Marina Cisneros, Faculty Secretary marinac 956-872-2056 Pecan M-151
Reynol H. Cantu - Lab Assistant II rhcantu 956-488-5823 Starr E-1.112A
Mario Ramirez - Lab Assistant I mramir74 956-872-2193 Pecan M-153
Estevan Cedillo - Lab Assisstant III ecedillo 956-872-6476 Pecan M-153

Click each name for more info

Name Email Phone Location
Ho, Robert S. - Assistant Professor shusin2 956-872-2194 Pecan M.149
Jiao, Yinping N. - Associate Professor jyinping 956-872-2091 Pecan M.142 & Mid-Valley A104
Molki, Saeed - Associate Professor smolki 956-872-8326 Pecan M.150
Perez, Joseph M. - Instructor josephp 956-447-6649 Mid-Valley G.151
Reza, Samuel - Associate Professor sreza 956-872-3409 Pecan M.155
Y. Sung, Dr. Sam - Associate Professor sysung 956-872-3443 Pecan M.140
Viera, Gabriel A. - Instructor gviera 956-872-8356 Pecan M.154
Wu, Dr. Meng-Hung- Assistant Professor mwu1 956-872-8364 Pecan M.148
Martinez, Annette - Instructor amartinez_4445 956-447-1265 Mid-Valley H135
Hernandez, Juan - Instructor jhernandez_1892 956-716-4744 Starr E2.608
Gutierrez, Nicolas - Instructor ngutierrez 956-872-2311 Pecan M.136
Hinojosa, Nicholas - Instructor nhinojosa 956-872-3445 Pecan M.135
De Zenea, Rosie - Instructor rosie 956-872-2508 Pecan PB1 Room 126
Silcox, Lucian - Instructor lsilcox_4231 956-872-3546 Pecan PB6 Room B2

Please contact the department for information about Adjunct Faculty

The Computer Science Department provides tutoring for students earning degrees in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science and Computer and Information Technology. Tutoring will be done face-to-face or online using a remote desktop connection like TeamViewer. Computer Science tutoring office hours may change from time to time.

Computer Science Tutoring

Name E-mail Phone
Jazinski, Christopher cjazinski_7530 956-203-0023
Martinez, Francisco fgarci90 956-587-9350
Gomez, Jose jagomez 956-821-6023
Quiroz, Magdalena mzquiroz 956-354-2360
Gonzalez, Victor vgonzalez99 956-720-0023