Oct 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, (BS)


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The Computer Science curriculum is designed to prepare students for graduate programs and for a variety of careers in business, industry, and government. Students are provided with a solid foundation in Mathematics and become familiar with current technology and practice that will allow them to function effectively in the Computer Science profession.

Degree Requirements: 120 Credits


General Education  41
Major Core 60
Electives 19
Total Credits 120

Requirements for the computer science major (BS) are:

Special Requirements in the General Education Curriculum


Students seeking the Computer Science major must complete the following General Education Curriculum requirement:

General Education Curriculum


University Success Skills


(1 credit)

Communication


Take ENGL 110 (3 credits), ENGL 111 (3 credits), and one course in COMM or SPCH (3 credits) for a total of 9 credits.

Mathematics


Take one MATH course for 3 or 4 credits.  Choice may be dictated by program; see Special Requirements section above.

Arts and Humanities


Take one literature course (3 credits) and one additional course from either category (3 credits) for a total of 6 credits.

Natural Science


Take one science course (3 credits) along with that course’s lab (1 credit) for a total of 4 credits.  Choice may be dictated by program; see Special Requirements section above.

Behavioral Wellness and Social Science


Behavioral, Wellness, and Social Science:  Choose 2 courses for a total of 6 credits.  No more than one course may be from the Wellness category.  Choice may be dictated by program; see Special Requirements section above.

Religion


Choose one course for 3 credits - Must be a different religion course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Arts and Humanities general education core.

Civic Studies


Choose one course for 3 credits.  Must be a different political science course if used above to satisfy a requirement in the Social Science general education core.​

General Electives - 18 to 19 credits


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