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BS/MS in Computer Science

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Overview

Years 1-4 (BS)

College Core 61 – 63 Credits
Science Core 6-10
Major Prerequisites 17
Major Requirements 40
Total Credits in BS Degree 124-130

Year 5

Graduate Computer Science Courses 15
Total BS/MS 139-145 Credits

Graduate Credits

Taken as an Undergraduate 18
Taken in Fifth Year 15
Total MS Credits 33 Credits

College Core

Course Title Credits
CS 201 Computer Science I 4
MTH 231 Calculus I 4
One laboratory-based sequence acceptable for major credit in Biology, Chemistry or Physics 8 - 10

Science Core

Course Title Credits
Two additional courses in Biology, Chemistry or Physics 6 - 10

Major Prerequisites

Course Title Credits
CS 202 Computer Science II 4
MTH 310 Discrete Mathematics 3
MTH 232 Calculus II 4
MTH 408 Automata and Formal Languages 3
MTH 432 Probability and Statistics 3
Total Major Prerequisites 17 Credits

Major Requirements

Course Title Credits
CS 231 Programming in a UNIX Environment 3
CS 301 Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis 3
CS 311 Computer Organization and Assembly Language 4
CS 321 Database Organization and Design 3
CS 331 Programming Languages 3
CS 481 Software Project Development: Design 3
CS 482 Software Project Development: Implementation 3

Graduate Level Courses taken as an Undergraduate:

CS 650 Operating Systems 3

Select Two Depth Electives

CS 710 Computer Architecture 3
CS 720 Advanced Topics in Database 3
CS 730 Compiler Design 3
CS 750 Advanced Operating Systems 3
Total Depth Electives 6
Three Graduate Level CS Electives 9
Total Major Requirements 40 Credits

Total BS Credits 124-130 Credits

Fifth Year MS Requirements

Course Title Credits
CS 980 Thesis Preparation Seminar 3
CS 981 Thesis 3
Three CS Graduate Electives   9
Total Fifth Year MS Requirements 15 Credits

Total BS/MS 139-145 Credits

Index Requirement
CS 201, CS 202 and all other courses counted toward the major must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. To continue in the major, students who fail to earn a grade of “C” or better in a required course must repeat that course before taking additional courses.