Academic Catalog

Computer Science Bachelor of Science

General Education Courses
I. Communication
Select two of the following:6
Composition I
Composition II
SPCH U201Foundations in Oral Communication3
II. Mathematics, Logic & Natural Sciences
Mathematics: 1
MATH U141Calculus I4
MATH U142Calculus II4
Natural Science (w/ lab):
Select one of the following options:8
Option 1:
Introductory Biology I
and Introductory Biology I Lab
Introductory Biology II
and Introductory Biology II Lab
Option 2:
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Lab
General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis
and General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis Lab.
III. Information Technology
Information Technology: 1
CSCI U138Introduction to Computer Technology3
or CSCI U150 Introduction to Computer Science
IV. Fine Arts, Humanities & History
Choose one course from each of the following three sections, with three disciplines represented.
Fine Arts:
Select one of the following:3
African American Culture
Introduction to Art
History of Western Art: Prehistory - Middle Ages
History of Western Art: Renaissance - Modern
Introduction to Music
History of American Popular Music
Introduction to Theatre Art
Fundamentals in Acting
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to World History I
Introduction to World History II
History of the United States to 1877
History of the United States from 1865
Select any Fine Arts course listed above from a second discipline or:3
American Studies, 17th - 19th Century
American Studies, 20th Century
Introduction to Creative Writing
Understanding English Grammar
Masterpieces of World Literature
Survey of American Literature I
Survey of American Literature II
Survey of British Literature I
Survey of British Literature II
African American Literature
Introduction to Film
Introduction to Philosophy
Contemporary Moral Issues
Comparative Religion
Introduction to Southern Studies
V. Foreign Language & Culture
Foreign Language:
Select one of the following: 23
American Sign Language I
Introductory French I
Introductory German I
Introductory Spanish I
VI. Social & Behavioral Sciences
Social & Behavioral Science:
Select two courses from the following with two disciplines represented:6
Introduction to African American Studies
Understanding Other Cultures
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Geography
American National Government
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Interpersonal Communication
Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies
VII. General Education Electives
General Education Electives:
Select any approved general education course or courses0
Core Major Requirements 1
CSCI U200Computer Science I3
CSCI U210Computer Organization3
CSCI U236Python Programming3
or CSCI U238 C++ Programming
CSCI U300Computer Science II3
CSCI U310Introduction to Computer Architecture3
CSCI U321Computer Science III3
CSCI U412Introduction to Computer Networks and Security3
CSCI U421Design and Analysis of Algorithms3
CSCI U511Operating Systems3
CSCI U530Programming Language Structures3
CSCI U540Software Engineering3
CSCI U599Computer Science Senior Seminar3
Supporting Course 1
MATH U174Elements of Discrete Mathematics3
MATH U315Statistical Methods I3
Upper-Level Electives 1
Any three CSCI-300 or above for majors9
Math Elective (MATH U241 or higher)3-4
Any two CSCI-300 or above for majors or any MATH U241 or above6
Select 13-14 credits13-14
Total Hours 120

A minimum grade of C is required in each course indicated.


The minimum acceptable level of competency is completion of the 101 level of a language. Students who place into the 102 or higher level of a language satisfy the language requirement but will have additional hours in general education electives, if hours are required by their degree program.