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2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.


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The Department offers one program of study leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Degree in Computer Science (CSCI) The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science curriculum involves the study of the logical organization, design, and functions of computers with emphasis on scientific and technical applications. The program provides majors with a firm foundation for graduate study, as well as the necessary skills for viable, entry-level employment upon graduation. Course offerings are designated CSCI.

CSCI majors must receive a grade of “C” or better in all courses designated with the prefix CSCI and supportive courses for the major. Mathematics courses are supporting courses for CSCI majors. Business courses are supporting courses for CSIS majors. All majors must take and pass a departmental exit exam with a score of 70% or better for partial completion of degree requirements.

Program of Study for the B.S. Degree
Total Number of Degree Hours: 123

Freshman Year


Sophomore Year


Fall Semester


17 Credit Hours


Spring Semester


16 Credit Hours


Junior Year


Fall Semester


15 Credit Hours


Spring Semester


15 Credit Hours


Senior Year


Fall Semester


15 Credit Hours


Spring Semester


15 Credit Hours


Computer Science Minor (CSCI) Required courses in CSCI:


12 Credit Hours


A. Core Requirements


Area A: Essential Skills: 10 Credit Hours


Note:


*A “C” or better grade is required in ENGL 1101  and ENGL 1102 .
**Completion of MATH 1111  and MATH 1112  is considered equivalent to completion of MATH 1113  

Area B: Institutional Options: 3 Credit Hours


Area C: Humanities/Fine Art: 6 Semester Hours


Note:


*Options: ARTH 1000 , MUSC 1000 , PHIL 2000 , OR PHIL 2002  

Area D: Science, Math and Technology: 11 Credit Hours


(A science course with a lab is required.)

B. Major Requirements


Area F: Courses Related to the Program of Study: 18 Credit Hours


Area G: Major Requirements: 60 Credit Hours


Electives


  • CSCI or CSIS (3000/4000 Level) Credit Hours: 3
  • CSCI or CSIS (3000/4000 Level Courses) Credit Hours: 3
  • MATH (3000/4000 Level Courses) Credit Hours: 3 *
  • Free Electives Credit Hours: 0-6
Note:

*Math Education courses unacceptable

*At least 6 credit hours of restricted electives must be from CSCI/CSIS (3000/4000). The other 6 credit hours must be selected from MATH/STAT/NSEN or Science Courses with

 labs from other majors.

*At least 6 hours of free electives must be 3000/4000 level.

Institutional Requirements: 3 Credit Hours


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