This two-year associate degree program is designed for part-time students and for those who wish to enter the job market as soon as possible. All credits can be applied toward the corresponding B.S. degree in computer science. It is recommended, however, that students enroll in the bachelor’s degree program when they begin the associate degree program in order to guarantee that all A.S. credits can be applied toward the B.S. A total of 61 credits is required for the awarding of the A.S. degree in computer science.