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  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Science, B.S.


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Program Requirements

Core Requirements: Minimum of 39 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.

Other Major Requirements: Students must earn a grade of C or higher in all major CSC courses and have a minimum GPA of 2.0. Any student enrolled in a CSC or MATH course who does not meet the prerequisites for that course will be required to drop the course.

Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.

University College Core Curriculum: 39 Credits


Transitional Studies - University Studies: 2 Credits


UNIV 101 -UNIV 102  required for all first time students; UNIV 110  required for transfer students with fewer than 30 transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived. UNIV 111  may be required based on academic performance.

Select one option from the following:

Communication Skills - Written Communication: 3 Credits


Communication Skills - Oral Communication: 3 Credits


Select one from the following:

Information Literacy: 3 Credits


Reasoning Skills - Critical Thinking: 3 Credits


Not required for students with 60+ transfer credits. Students do not earn credit if requirement is waived.

Reasoning Skills - Quantitative Reasoning: 3 Credits


MATH 121  may be required based on profile scores. Some core courses require a one-hour lab.

Program Requirements: 81 Credits


Major Electives: 6 Credits


Select three credits from MATH 242, MATH 260, MATH 300 or higher, PHYS 200 or higher, or STAT 300 or higher. Select an additional three credits from CSC 300 or higher, GEOG 320, GEOG 325, MATH 242, MATH 260, MATH 300 or higher, PHYS 200 or higher, or STAT 300 or higher.

Students must enroll in the GEOINT certificate program and complete the program to be eligible to have GEOG 320  or GEOG 325  counted towards computer science major requirements.

Electives: 3 Credits


Total Credit Hours: 120


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