Computer Science program

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.

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 Master Syllabus Fall 2014 Tutoring

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 (956) 872-2193 Pecan M-153
Estevan Cedillo - Lab Assisstant III ecedillo (956) 872-2193 Pecan M-153

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Name Email Phone Location
Ho, Robert S. - Assistant Professor shusin2 (956) 872-2193 Pecan M.153
Jiao, Yinping N. - Associate Professor jyinping (956) 872-2091 Pecan M.142
Molki, Saeed - Associate Professor smolki (956) 872-8326 Pecan M.150
Peña, Raquel - Associate Professor rachelp (956) 872-2312 Pecan M.137
Perez, Joseph M. 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. gviera (956) 872-8356 Pecan M.154
Wu, Dr. Meng-Hung mwu1 (956) 872-8364 Pecan M.148

Please contact the department for information about Adjunct Faculty

For more information on the syllabus click on the course name:

Course Name Course Number
Programming Fundamentals I COSC1436
Introduction to Computing COSC1301
Business Computer Applications BCIS1305
Name Days Time Location Subjects
Mario Ramirez Monday - Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm PCN M223 C++, ASP.Net, C Sharp and Database