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BS Computer Science

Four-Year Academic Map 2018-2019

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This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2018-2019 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan.

Y1: Fall Semester

Course Credit
MATH 241 (FQ: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
GL: Language Arts (Rec: CS 200) 3
CS 150 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives I 3
CS 141 3
Credits 16

Y1: Spring Semester

Course Credit
MATH 242 (GQR: Quantitative Reasoning) 4
CS 241 3
CS 151 3
FGA, FGB or FGC: Global Multicultural Perspectives II 3
ENG 100 (FW: Written Communication) 3
Credits 16

Y2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 170 (DP: Physical Science) 4
PHYS 170L (DY: Science Laboratory) 1
CS 321 3
CS 266 3
DS: Social Science I 3
WI Elective^ 3
Credits 17

Y2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
PHYS 272 4
PHYS 272L 1
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
CS 340 or CS 350 3
MATH 311 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Credits 17

Y3: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CS 420 3
CS 430 3
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature II 3
GE HPP 3
DB: Biological Science 3
Credits 15

Y3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CS 407 3
CS 410 3
CS 421, CS 431, CS 440 or CS 451 3
CS 421, CS 431, CS 440 or CS 451 3
Upper Elective 3
Credits 15

Y4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CS 460 (GE GCC, WI) 3
CS 470 3
400 Level CS Course 3
Elective 3
Credits 12

Y4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CS 450 3
CS 461 (WI) 3
CS 495 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes:

  1. A minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA is required.
  2. A grade of "C" or better in each CS course is required for the degree and in MATH 311.
  3. 45 Upper division (300 and 400-level) semester hours are required.

^One WI course, preferably from the ENG department, such as ENG 209, 225, or 287 is recommended. CS 315 is currently designated as Writing Intensive.