Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
    Dec 12, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

Computer Science, B.S.


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Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

Learning Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will have an ability to:

  1. Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  2. Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  3. Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  4. Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  5. Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  6. Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Requirement


Core Areas A, B, C, D, and E: 42 Hours


  

Core Area F - Major Specific Courses: 18 Hours


Supporting courses: 7 Hours


Select 1 course from the following:


Electives: 4-6 Hours


Total: 120 Hours


Specific Requirements for a B.S. Degree in Computer Science


  1. Students must sign the Department’s “Student Program Notification” form in order to declare a major in Computer Science.
  2. Students must obtain an academic advisor in the Department of Computer Science during the semester when declaring a major in Computer Science.
  3. Students are allowed only one “D” in the Computer Science courses used to satisfy the major.
  4. Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to declare and/or remain in the major.
  5. The minimum cumulative grade point average required for graduation is 2.0.
  6. Students must complete the science major option of Core Areas A & D
  7. Students must take at least two 3000/4000 level DSW (Discipline Specific Writing) courses for a total of 6 hours, with at least 3 hours in the major.
  8. There is no physical education requirement. Physical education classes will not count as electives.
  9. Students must complete other requirements for the major as listed by the Department of Computer Science.

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