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Department of Computer Science
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Computer Science Degree Plan

Bachelor of Science
(Computer Science major – 120 semester hours)

Academic Major
Courses Hours
Computer Science 1361, 1362, 2305, 3304, 3352, 4301, 4302 21
Computer Science: one course from 4306, 4307, 4318, 4371 3
And 5 additional courses (3 of which must be advanced) 15
Other Requirements
Courses Hours
Biology or geology*:
Biology 1410, 1411, 1480, 2401, 2402, 2403, 2411, 2423, 2424
Geology 1401, 1402
8
Chemistry, physical science or physics* 3-4
Communication 2301 3
English 1301, 1302, sophomore literature and 3351 12
Political Science 2301 and 2302 6
History 1301 and 1302 6
Mathematics 1561 and 2305 8
Physics 3444 4
Social Science: Agec 1331, Economics 2300, 2301, 2302, Geography 2301, Psychology 1303, 2301, Sociology 1303, 2301 2307 3
Visual and Performing Arts – one course from:
Art 1301, 1305, 2301, 2302
Honors 2302
Theatre 1311, 1351
Music 1310, 1341, 1342, 1351, 1361, 1375, 1376
3
Minor
Courses Hours
Any area (6 hours must be advanced) 18
Electives
Courses Hours
Elective Courses (5 hours must be advanced) 6-7

 

The above plan meets all core curriculum and general B.S. requirements. This degree requires a minimum of 120 hours with a minimum of 45 advanced hours.  

* At least two of the science courses completed for this degree must include a lab component.

Options:

Chemistry: 1301/1101, 1302/1102, 1411, 1412, 2353, 2153
Physical Science: 1301/1101, 1302/1102
Physics: 1301/1101, 1302/1102, 1421, 1422, 1441, 2442

Typical Sequence of Courses

Now you know what is required for a computer science degree. But, when do you take each class? Check out the typical sequence of courses to get a better idea about which semester is best for each course.

Master Schedule

Want to know the courses that are offered in the summer as well as the courses offered only in the spring or only in the fall? Take a look at the CS Master Schedule.