School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics :: Programs of Study
Engineering: Computer Science Specialization - Associate of Science
Engineering - Computer Science at Virginia Western Community College prepares you to transfer to computer science programs at many universities around the country, but particularly those within Engineering Programs the Commonwealth of Virginia. Check out these schools and programs: https://www.cs.vt.edu/, https://engineering.virginia.edu/departments/computer-science. Begin your journey today to become one of the creative minds behind the software and hardware applications that run our world!
Students must be eligible to take Math 263 - Calculus 1 to enroll in this program.
Local Job Opportunities
Recently, Virginia Western (VWCC) and Virginia Tech have created a scholarship opportunity for full-time VWCC Engineering students. The name of the scholarship program is Virginia Tech Network for Engineering Transfer Students (VT-NETS) and it is funded by the National Science Foundation. The scholarship will provide each successful applicant with up to $6,000 a year over two years while working towards completion of the A.S. in Engineering degree at VWCC. After earning the degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, students would have the opportunity to continue full-time at Virginia Tech pursuing a B.S. degree in Engineering. While at Virginia Tech the scholarship would provide up to $10,000 a year over two years and fully fund a student's study abroad experience as part of Virginia Tech's Engineering program. Click here for a flyer with additional information (PDF).
Credits: 70 Hours
Time: 2 Years
Location: STEM 109
School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Math
3097 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
Dr. Richard L. Clark, Jr.
Location: STEM 209F
B.S. - VPI & SU, 1991
M.S. - VPI & SU, 1994
Ph.D. - VPI & SU, 1996