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Computer Science Department

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The Computer Science department at Raritan Valley Community College awards an Associate of Science (A.S.) and an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, as well as a number of certificates in a variety of disciplines to meet the changing needs of the community. Each degree requires a minimum of sixty credit hours that may be completed in two years for a full-time student, or four years for a part-time student; although it is not unusual for students to take longer. Certificate programs typically take full-time students one year and part-time students two years to complete. Graduates can expect career opportunities in:

  • Game Design
  • Programming
  • Networking
  • Computer Support
  • Multimedia
  • Cyber Security
  • Database Management
  • Web Page Development
  • Software Design
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Information Systems & Technology

Call the Computer Science Department at (908) 526-1200 X8969 for more information or e-mail Dr. John Sullivan, Dept Chair.

Degree Programs

Designed for Transfer (A.S.)

Program Name Contact Person
Computer Science Dr. Pratap Reddy
Information Systems & Technology Dr. Tom Edmunds
Web Developer   Dr. John Sullivan

These programs offer:
  • Partnerships and linkages with many colleges and universities
  • Department articulation with the NJIT School of Industrial Management and others

Designed to Lead Directly to Employment (A.A.S.)

Program Name Contact Person
Computer Networking Dr. Tom Edmunds
Computer Programming Professor Stephen Brower
Game Development Professor Bill Crosbie
Information Systems & Technology Dr. Tom Edmunds
Multimedia Communications Dr. John Sullivan

These A.A.S. Degree Programs offer the dual advantage of preparing students for immediate employment while simultaneously allowing them to accumulate a significant number of transferable credits.

Details about CS and our Facilities

Our facilities are designed to give students real-world computer experience:
  • Network Labs
  • Direct Internet/WWW
  • Cutting Edge Multimedia Equipment
  • Audio/Video Capture
  • Web Page Development Software
  • Game Development Tools

Innovative Teaching

Online (web-based)courses:
  • Computer Concepts & Programming
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • UNIX/Linux
  • JavaScript

Full-Time Faculty

Adjunct Faculty

  • Mercedes Aravich
  • Patrick Austin
  • Bob Bertolatus 
  • Virginia Carneiro De Paula
  • Chuck Chulvick
  • AnnMarie Del Principe 
  • Don DeZottis
  • Leonard Diliberto
  • Phil Dressner
  • Zakia Elsamnani
  • Ira Friesheim
  • Arielle Goldstein
  • Richard Hellmann
  • Lon Hosford
  • Robert Ivan
  • Nicole Kirsh
  • Darina Linderoth
  • Chon Lintakoon
  • Kathleen Marino
  • Andrew Mayo 
  • Charles Njogu
  • Susan Parilis
  • Rajiv Parkash 
  • Andrew Parks
  • Paul Ponniah 
  • Eunice Sarzedas
  • Barbara Smith 
  • Michael Sukkarieh
  • Sheila Van Diver
  • Terry Voldase
  • Laurie Wallmark
  • John Wong
  • William P.Woodall
  • Linda Yang

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