Computer Science, B.S.

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120-121


Overall GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Major GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Curriculum GPA - Combined and OU: 2.00

Program Code: B235

This program has changes pending State Regents approval for 2022-23. These pending changes are not reflected here.

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In order to progress in your curriculum in the Gallogly College of Engineering, and as a specific graduation requirement, a grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum, including all prerequisite courses.

Major Requirements

Required Courses
Choose one of the following:1-4
Introduction to Computer Programming for Programmers
Java for Programmers
Introduction to Computer Programming for Non-Programmers
C S 2334Programming Structures and Abstractions4
C S 2413Data Structures3
C S 2813Discrete Structures3
or MATH 2513 Discrete Mathematical Structures
C S 2614Computer Organization4
C S 3323Principles of Programming Languages3
C S 3113Introduction to Operating Systems3
C S 3203Software Engineering3
C S 3823Theory of Computation3
C S 4173Computer Security3
C S 4413Algorithm Analysis3
C S 4513Database Management Systems3
C S 4273Capstone Design Project3
C S 4473Parallel, Distributed, and Network Programming3
C S Electives9
Choose 9 approved C S electives from a list maintained by the department
Total Credit Hours51-54

Major Support Requirements

Math and Science
MATH 2924Differential and Integral Calculus II4
MATH 2934Differential and Integral Calculus III4
MATH 3000-level or above and acceptable for credit for MATH majors, or Complete a minor3
Choose one of the following:3
Approved C S Elective
Numerical Analysis I
Graph Theory I
Introduction to Number Theory
MATH 3333Linear Algebra I3
Choose one of the following:3
Applied Statistical Methods
Applied Engineering Statistics
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
PHYS 2514General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors4
PHYS 1311General Physics Lab I0-1
Approved Elective, Natural Science (Core II)3
Additional College Requirements
ENGR 1411Freshman Engineering Experience 11
ENGR 2002Professional Development2
Total Credit Hours30-31

General Education and College Requirements

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV, or V are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list, including at least one upper-division Gen. Ed. course outside of the student’s major. Courses graded P/NP will not apply.

A grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum, including all prerequisite courses.

UNIVERSITY-WIDE GENERAL EDUCATION (MINIMUM 40 HOURS) AND COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS
Core Area I: Symbolic and Oral Communication
English Composition
ENGL 1113Principles of English Composition3
ENGL 1213Principles of English Composition3
or EXPO 1213 Expository Writing
Language (0-10 hours in the same language)
This requirement can be met by two years of the same language in high school:0-10
Beginning Course (0-5 hours)
Beginning Course, continued (0-5 hours)
Mathematics (minimum 3 hours)
MATH 1914Differential and Integral Calculus I (Core I) 1, 24
Core Area II: Natural Science (minimum 7 hours, including one laboratory)
Natural Science
PHYS 2514General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors (Core II) 2, 34
Natural Science with lab
Choose one course from a different topic than natural science 34
Core Area III: Social Science
P SC 1113American Federal Government3
Choose one course 43
Core Area IV: Arts & Humanities
Artistic Forms
Choose one course 43
Western Culture
HIST 1483United States to 18653
or HIST 1493 United States, 1865 to the Present
Choose one course (excluding HIST 1483 and HIST 1493) 43
World Culture
Choose one course 43
Core Area V: First-Year Experience
Choose one course 43
Total Credit Hours39-49

Free Electives

Electives to bring total applicable hours to the minimum total required for the degree including a minimum of 40 upper-division hours.

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In order to progress in your curriculum in the Gallogly College of Engineering, and as a specific graduation requirement, a grade of C or better is required in each course in the curriculum, including all prerequisite courses.

Two college-level courses in a single world language are required; this may be satisfied by successful completion of 2 years in a single world language in high school. Students who must take language at the University will have an additional 6-10 hours of coursework.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
First SemesterCredit Hours
ENGL 1113 Principles of English Composition (Core I) 3
MATH 1914 Differential and Integral Calculus I (Core I) 1 4
ENGR 1411 Freshman Engineering Experience 2 1
Choose one of the following: 1-4
Introduction to Computer Programming for Programmers 4  
Java for Programmers 4  
Introduction to Computer Programming for Non-Programmers 4  
Approved Elective, First-Year Experience (Core V) 5 3
Approved Elective, Artistic Forms (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours15-18
Second Semester
ENGL 1213
Principles of English Composition (Core I)
or Expository Writing
3
MATH 2924 Differential and Integral Calculus II 1 4
C S 2334 Programming Structures and Abstractions 4
Approved Elective, Natural Science (Core II) 6 3
 Credit Hours14
Sophomore
First Semester
MATH 2934 Differential and Integral Calculus III 1 4
ENGR 2002 Professional Development 2
C S 2413 Data Structures 3 3
C S 2813
Discrete Structures
or Discrete Mathematical Structures
3
Approved Elective, Social Science (Core III) 5 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
C S 2614 Computer Organization 4
C S 3323 Principles of Programming Languages 3
PHYS 2514 General Physics for Engineering and Science Majors (Core II) 6 4
PHYS 1311 General Physics Lab I (Core II-Lab) 6,7 0-1
Open Elective 4, 6 4
 Credit Hours15-16
Junior
First Semester
MATH 3000-level or above and acceptable for credit for MATH Majors, or Complete a Minor 3
Open Elective 6 3
C S 3113 Introduction to Operating Systems 3
C S 3203 Software Engineering 3
C S 3823 Theory of Computation 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
MATH 3333 Linear Algebra I 3
Approved C S Elective 8 3
Choose one of the following: 3
Applied Statistical Methods  
Applied Engineering Statistics  
Introduction to Mathematical Statistics  
P SC 1113 American Federal Government (Core III) 3
Approved Elective, Western Culture (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours15
Senior
First Semester
C S 4173 Computer Security 3
C S 4413 Algorithm Analysis 3
Approved C S Elective 8 3
Choose one of the following: 3
 
Numerical Analysis I  
Graph Theory I  
Introduction to Number Theory  
C S 4513 Database Management Systems 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
C S 4273 Capstone Design Project 3
C S 4473 Parallel, Distributed, and Network Programming 3
Approved C S Elective 8 3
HIST 1483
United States to 1865 (Core IV)
or United States, 1865 to the Present
3
Approved Elective, World Culture (Core IV) 5 3
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120-121

Courses designated as Core I, II, III, IV or V are part of the General Education curriculum. Students must complete a minimum of 40 hours of General Education courses, chosen from the approved list.

Students should read the Gallogly College of Engineering Scholastic Regulations posted on the WSSC website

Approved C S Electives

C S 4013Artificial Intelligence3
C S 4023Introduction to Intelligent Robotics3
C S 4033Machine Learning3
C S 4053Computer Graphics3
C S 4063Human Computer Interaction3
C S 4113Distributed Operating Systems3
C S 4133Data Networks3
C S 4323Compiler Construction3
C S 4433Computational Methods in Discrete Optimization3
C S 4613Computer Architecture3
C S 4743Scientific Computing I3
C S 4823Cryptography3
C S 4973Special Topics3