Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Computer Science, B.S.

Four-Year Academic Map 2019-2020

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This is a sample academic plan for students entering on the 2019-2020 catalog. Students should meet with an academic advisor prior to registration to formulate their own plan. Please tap the button following each course to view course description and prerequisites or see the UH Hilo Catalog for more course information.

Year 1: 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

Year 1: 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

Year 2: Fall Semester

Course Credit
Math or Physics Option See note 1 3
Math or Physics Option See note 1 3
CS 321 3
CS 266 3
DS: Social Science I 3
Credits 15

Year 2: Spring Semester

Course Credit
Math or Physics Option See note 1 3
Physics Option See note 1 or Elective 1
DA, DH or DL: Arts, Humanities, Literature I 3
CS 340 or CS 350 3
MATH 311 3
Credits 13

Year 3: 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

Year 3: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CS 407 3
CS 410 3
CS 421 , CS 431 , CS 435 , CS 440 or CS 451 3
DS: Social Science II 3
Elective or DP: Physical Science 3
Elective or DY: Science Laboratory 1
Credits 16

Year 4: Fall Semester

Course Credit
CS 460 (GE GCC, WI) 3
CS 470 3
400 Level CS Course 3
Elective 3
WI Elective See note 2 3
Credits 15

Year 4: Spring Semester

Course Credit
CS 450 3
CS 461 (WI) 3
CS 495 3
CS 421 , CS 431 , CS 435 , CS 440 or CS 451 3
Elective 3
Credits 15

Notes

  1. Select one of the two options: 1) Physics Option (10 credits) - Complete all the courses below: PHYS 170 - PHYS 170L and PHYS 272 - PHYS 272L 2) Mathematics Option (9 credits) - Choose three courses from the list below: MATH 300 , MATH 301 , CS 408 /MATH 408 , MATH 421 , MATH 422
  2. One WI course, preferably from the ENG department, such as ENG 209 , ENG 225 , or ENG 287 is recommended. CS 315 is currently designated as Writing Intensive.
  3. A minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA is required.
  4. A grade of "C" or better in each CS course is required for the degree and in MATH 311 .
  5. 45 Upper division (300 and 400-level) semester hours are required.