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Undergraduate Catalog 2017 - 2018 
Undergraduate Catalog 2017 - 2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.C.S.

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Minimum hours required for the degree: 125

Admission to major: Admission to the Washkewicz College of Engineering

Student Organizations: Association for Computing Machinery

Additional Information: Students in the Computer Science program choose areas of interest from the technical electives in their senior year. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is a program in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The Computer Science program prepares engineers to enter and contributions to the field of computing. The program showcases the various roles computing plays in significant aspects of the world.

The program includes a spectrum of courses and considerable laboratory experience. In addition, depth in computer engineering is provided by technical electives.

Program Objectives: The Computer Science program is designed to produce graduates who are able to:

  1. practice computer science
  2. define and diagnose problem and provide and implement computing solutions in industry, business, and government
  3. observe engineering ethics in the practice of computer science
  4. communicate effectively with technically diverse audiences
  5. collaborate with others as a member or as a leader in an engineering team
  6. develop their knowledge beyond the undergraduate level and keep current with advances in computer science

Computer Science students are limited to two grades of D in CIS courses. Technical electives must be chosen from the available CIS courses.

Major-Field Requirements

The following list is a guide to the academic requirements for Computer Science major. Each student’s specific program requires approval from the student’s advisor.

Computer Science Technical Electives

12 credit hours required - must be chosen from available EEC or CIS 300/400-level courses

General Education Electives - 12 credits

Students should work with their academic advisor to select general education courses.

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