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2022-2023 University Catalog 
  
2022-2023 University Catalog

Computer Science, B.S.


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Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for BS Computer Science

1

Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts and processes in software design and development, essential grasp of computing systems, and facility in an applied or theoretical area of computer science.

2

Demonstrate an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for productive employment in the information technology and software industry and/or for graduate study in computer science or related fields.

3

Demonstrate appreciation for, and understanding of, ethical, legal, security, and social issues involving computing.

 

 

 

 

 

General Education Requirements


Science


  • BIOS Credits: 3 5
  • BIOS or Physical Science Credits: 6 5

Humanities


  • FORL Sequence Credits: 6 4
  • Literature Credits: 3 4

Social Sciences


  • Social Sciences Elective Credits: 6 4

Arts


  • Arts Elective Credits: 3 4

Total Credit Hours: 39


Other Requirements


Total Credit Hours: 49


Includes 1 credits of MATH listed in General Education Requirements section.

Total Credit Hours: 32


Total Credit Hours Required: 120


  1. “C” or better required
  2. 6 credits of MATH satisfy the general education requirements. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  3. Includes 1 credits of MATH listed in General Education Requirements section.
  4. For Social Science Electives, select from ANTH, ECON, GEOG, POLI, PSYC, SOC, or URBN. Check General Education Courses to confirm what courses fulfill this requirement.
  5. 9 hours in science to include a 6 hour sequence in one science and 3 hours in another. One of the sciences must be BIOS and the other must be CHEM, EES, or PHYS. Select the 6 hour sequence from BIOS 1073  and BIOS 1083 , or CHEM 1017  and CHEM 1018 , or EES 1000  and EES 2004 , or PHYS 1061  and PHYS 1062 .
  6. Select science labs that correspond with the 6 hour science sequence taken for general education requirements. Select from BIOS 1071  and BIOS 1081 , or CHEM 1007  and CHEM 1008 , or EES 1001  and EES 2005 , or PHYS 1063  and PHYS 1065 .
  7. MATH elective must have a prerequisite of at least MATH 2124 .
  8. Computer science electives must be chosen from computer science courses numbered 3000 or above.
  9. Science electives must be BIOS, CHEM, EES, MATH, PHYS, or PSYC.

Additional Requirement


Minimum grade of C in all science courses (BIOS, CHEM, CSCI, EES, MATH, PHYS, PSYC)

Four Year Plan of Study


First Year of Enrollment


First Term


Total Credit Hours: 13

Total Credit Hours: 13

Second Year of Enrollment


First Term


Total Credit Hours: 17

Total Credit Hours: 16

Third Year of Enrollment


First Term


Total Credit Hours: 15

Second Term


Total Credit Hours: 15

Fourth Year of Enrollment


First Term


Total Credit Hours: 16

Second Term


Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours Required: 120


  1. Required for all first-time full-time students.

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