May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 General Catalog 
    
2023-2024 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.


Areas of Concentration


Cloud Computing and Networking


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: MATH 1021  
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CSC 2259  
SEMESTER 5: MATH 2090  

A grade of “C” or better is required in all CSC prerequisite courses; CSC 3200 CSC 4101 , CSC 4103  and CSC 4330 ; MATH 1550  and MATH 1552 ; BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  and all science prerequisite courses including laboratory courses.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


Computer science students are cautioned to verify course descriptions in the catalog noting where duplication of course credits may be prohibited. Additionally, computer science students will not receive degree credit for the following courses: CSC 1240 ; ELRC 4006 ; EXST 2201 ; ISDS 2000 , ISDS 2001 , ISDS 2010 , ISDS 2011 , ISDS 3070 , ISDS 3075 ; PSYC 4111 ; and SOCL 2201 .

1 - For General Education Natural Science, 

(3 cr. hrs.) [Life Science] BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  

(3 cr. hrs.) [Physical Science] Select from PHYS 1201 , PHYS 2001 CHEM 1001 CHEM 1201 CHEM 1421 ASTR 1101 GEOL 1001 , or GEOL 1003 .

(3 cr. hrs.) A second course science must be selected to complete the sequence in either the BIOL science or physical science.

(2 cr. hrs.) Science lab credits must be wholly associated with the science sequence selected.

2 – APPROVED CCN AREA ELECTIVES (3 hours required): CSC 3304 CSC 4362 CSC 4444 CSC 4512 CSC 4585 , CSC 4762 EE 4625 , EE 4660 ; IE 4426 ; ISDS 4120 , ISDS 4123 ; MATH 4023 , MATH 4025 MATH 4171 MATH 4172 MATH 4325 ; other electives subject to approval.

3 – The selection of the CSC 2000-level or above elective (3 cr. hrs.)  is not restrictive to topics related to Cloud Computing and Networking.

4 – APPROVED TECHNICAL ELECTIVES: Three hours of elective credits must be selected from Group A and three hours of elective credits selected from Group A or Group B.

GROUP A: 2000-level and above only chosen from CSC, BE, CHE, CE, CM, EE, ENGR, EVEG, IE, ME, PETE, EMS, ENVS, OCS, MATH, ECON, FIN, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, PHYS, ISDS 3100 , ISDS 3105 , ISDS 3120  , ISDS 4+++.

GROUP BART 2050 , ART 2055 ART 2210 ART 2220 ART 2230 ART 2551 , ART 4020 , ART 4050 , ART 4055 ART 4230  ,ART 4240 ART 4290 ART 4550 , ART 4059 ART 4560 ART 7250  ART 7255 ARTH 4480 , ARTH 4482 , ARTH 4484 MC 2035 MC 3031 MC 4002 MC 4015 MC 4260 MC 4550 MC 4600 MC 4720 MUS 2745 , MC 4260 MC 4550 MC 4600 MC 4720 MUS 4744 MUS 4745 MUS 4746 MUS 4748 , ENGL 2009 , ENGL 2231 , ENGL 4000 , ENGL 4009 , ENGL 7109 .

5 – Credit will not be applied to the degree for courses with overlapping content. For clarification, contact the division’s academic advisor. Students who have completed the prerequisites may substitute:

EE 3740  for CSC 2259  but not both

EE 3755  for CSC 3501  but not both

 MATH 3355  or EE 3150  or EXST 4050  for IE 3302 .

Computer Science & Second Discipline


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: MATH 1021 
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CSC 2259  
SEMESTER 5: MATH 2090  

A grade of “C” or better is required in all CSC prerequisite courses; CSC 3200 CSC 4101 , CSC 4103  and CSC 4330 ; MATH 1550  and MATH 1552 ; BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  and all science prerequisite courses including laboratory courses.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 16

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


  • CSC (4000-level or above) Elective (3)
  • Approved SD Area Elective (3)2
  • General Education course - Arts (3)
  • General Education course - Social Sciences (2000-Level) (3)
Total Semester Hours: 12

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


Computer science students are cautioned to verify course descriptions in the catalog noting where duplication of course credits may be prohibited. Additionally, computer science students will not receive degree credit for the following courses: CSC 1240 ; ELRC 4006 ; EXST 2201 ; ISDS 2000 , ISDS 2001 , ISDS 2010 , ISDS 2011 , ISDS 3070 , ISDS 3075 ; PSYC 4111 ; and SOCL 2201 .

 

1 - For General Education Natural Science, 

(3 cr. hrs.) [Life Science] BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  

(3 cr. hrs.) [Physical Science] Select from PHYS 1201 PHYS 2001 , CHEM 1001 CHEM 1201 CHEM 1421 ASTR 1101 GEOL 1001 , or GEOL 1003 .

(3 cr. hrs.) A second course science must be selected to complete the sequence in either the BIOL science or physical science.

(2 cr. hrs.) Science lab credits must be wholly associated with the science sequence selected.

 

2 - APPROVED SD AREA ELECTIVES: See Computer Science advisor. An approved second discipline concentration consists of 15 semester hours of electives in one area outside of the Department of Computer Science or from a multidisciplined minor that may include Computer Science coursework. All courses must be taken from a single department except when a university minor is obtained. Courses in the second area are to form a coherent sequence; where possible students should take courses required of a major in that department. Ordinarily, there should be at least two courses numbered 3000 or above. Courses chosen from Information Systems and Decision Sciences must be numbered ISDS 3100  or above. The approval form must be submitted no later than the sophomore year with the consent of the departmental advisor and the dean’s office.

3 - APPROVED TECHNICAL ELECTIVES: Three hours of elective credits must be selected from Group A and three hours of elective credits selected from Group A or Group B.

GROUP A: 2000-level and above only chosen from CSC, BE, CHE, CE, CM, EE, ENGR, EVEG, IE, ME, PETE, EMS, ENVS, OCS, MATH, ECON, FIN, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, PHYS, ISDS 3100 , ISDS 3105 ISDS 3120 , ISDS 4+++.

GROUP BART 2050 , ART 2055 ART 2210 ART 2220 ART 2230 ART 2551 , ART 4020 , ART 4050 ART 4055 ART 4230 ART 4240 ART 4290 ART 4550 , ART 4059 ART 4560 ART 7250 ART 7255 , ARTH 4480 , ARTH 4482 , ARTH 4484 MC 2035 MC 3031 MC 4002 MC 4015 , MC 4260 MC 4550 MC 4600 MC 4720 MUS 2745 MUS 4744 , MUS 4745 , MUS 4746 MUS 4748 ENGL 2009 , ENGL 2231 , ENGL 4000 , ENGL 4009 , ENGL 7109 .

 4 - Credit will not be applied to the degree for courses with overlapping content. For clarification, contact the division’s academic advisor. Students who have completed the prerequisites may substitute:

EE 3740  for CSC 2259  but not both 

EE 3755  for CSC 3501  but not both

MATH 3355  or EE 3150  or EXST 4050  for IE 3302 .

Cybersecurity


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: MATH 1021     
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 
SEMESTER 3: ”C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CSC 2259 
SEMESTER 5: MATH 2090  

A grade of “C” or better is required in all CSC prerequisite courses; CSC 3200 CSC 4101 CSC 4103 , and CSC 4330 MATH 1550  and MATH 1552 BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  and all science prerequisite courses including laboratory courses.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


CRITICAL: ”C” or better in ENGL 1001 

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


CRITICAL: ”C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551  

Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 4


CRITICAL: ”C” or better in CSC 2259 

Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


Computer science students are cautioned to verify course descriptions in the catalog noting where duplication of course credits may be prohibited. Additionally, computer science students will not receive degree credit for the following courses: CSC 1240 ; ELRC 4006 ; EXST 2201 ISDS 2000 ISDS 2001 ISDS 2010 ISDS 2011 ISDS 3070 ISDS 3075 PSYC 4111 ; and SOCL 2201 .

1 - For General Education Natural Science,

BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  

(3 cr. hrs.) [Life Science]

(3 cr. hrs.) [Physical Science] Select from PHYS 1201  or PHYS 2001 , or CHEM 1001  or CHEM 1201  or CHEM 1421  or ASTR 1101  or GEOL 1001  or GEOL 1003  

(3 cr. hrs.) A second course science must be selected to complete the sequence in either the BIOL science or physical science.

(2 cr. hrs.) Science lab credits must be wholly associated with the science sequence selected. 

2 – APPROVED CYB AREA ELECTIVES (3 hours required): CSC 3730 CSC 4243 CSC 4444 CSC 4610 , CSC 4762 IE 4462 IE 4466 ; other electives subject to approval.

3 – APPROVED TECHNICAL ELECTIVES: Three hours of elective credits must be selected from Group A and three hours of elective credits selected from Group A or Group B.

GROUP A: 2000-level and above only chosen from CSC, BE, CHE, CE, CM, EE, ENGR, EVEG, IE, ME, PETE, EMS, ENVS, OCS, MATH, ECON, FIN, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, PHYS, ISDS 3100 ISDS 3105 ISDS 3120 , ISDS 4+++. 

GROUP BART 2050 ART 2055 ART 2210 ART 2220 ART 2230 ART 2551 ART 4020 ART 4050 ART 4055 ART 4059 ART 4230 ART 4240 ART 4290 ART 4550 ART 4560 ART 7250 ART 7255 ARTH 4480 ARTH 4482 ARTH 4484 MC 2035 MC 3031 MC 4002 MC 4015 MC 4260 MC 4550 MC 4600 MC 4720 MUS 2745 MUS 4744 MUS 4745 MUS 4746 MUS 4748 ENGL 2009 ENGL 2231 ENGL 4000 ENGL 4009 ENGL 7109 

4– Credit will not be applied to the degree for courses with overlapping content. For clarification, contact the division’s academic advisor. Students who have completed the prerequisites may substitute:

EE 3740  for CSC 2259  but not both

EE 3755  for CSC 3501  but not both

MATH 3355  or EE 3150  or EXST 4050  for IE 3302 .

Data Science and Analytics


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: MATH 1021 
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CSC 2259  
SEMESTER 5: MATH 2090  

A grade of “C” or better is required in all CSC prerequisite courses; CSC 3200 CSC 4101 , CSC 4103  and CSC 4330 ; MATH 1550  and MATH 1552 ; BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  and all science prerequisite courses including laboratory courses.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 5


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


Computer science students are cautioned to verify course descriptions in the catalog noting where duplication of course credits may be prohibited. Additionally, computer science students will not receive degree credit for the following courses: CSC 1240 ; ELRC 4006 ; EXST 2201 ; ISDS 2000 , ISDS 2001 , ISDS 2010 , ISDS 2011 , ISDS 3070 , ISDS 3075 ; PSYC 4111 ; and SOCL 2201 .

1 - For General Education Natural Science, 

(3 cr. hrs.) [Life Science] BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  

(3 cr. hrs.) [Physical Science] Select from PHYS 1201 PHYS 2001 , CHEM 1001 CHEM 1201 CHEM 1421 ASTR 1101 GEOL 1001 , or GEOL 1003 .

(3 cr. hrs.) A second course science must be selected to complete the sequence in either the BIOL science or physical science.

(2 cr. hrs.) Science lab credits must be wholly associated with the science sequence selected.

2 – APPROVED DSA AREA ELECTIVES (6 hours required): Three hours of approved DSA electives must be from CSC 4444 CSC 4501 , CSC 4512 , CSC 4610 , CSC 4762 ISDS 3105 , ISDS 4118 , ISDS 4141 ; MATH 4024 , MATH 4025 ; other electives subject to approval. The remaining 3 hours of approved DSA electives must be a CSC 4000+ level course, but is not restricted to the area electives list. 

3 –The selection of the CSC 2000-level or above elective (3 cr. hrs.) and 4000-level or above elective (3 cr. hrs.) is not restrictive to topics related to Data Analytics.

4 – APPROVED TECHNICAL ELECTIVES: Three hours of elective credits must be selected from Group A and three hours of elective credits selected from Group A or Group B.

GROUP A: 2000-level and above only chosen from CSC, BE, CHE, CE, CM, EE, ENGR, EVEG, IE, ME, PETE, EMS, ENVS, OCS, MATH, ECON, FIN, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, PHYS,  ISDS 3100 , ISDS 3105 , ISDS 3120  , ISDS 4+++.

GROUP BART 2050 , ART 2055 ART 2210 ART 2220 ART 2230 ART 2551 , ART 4020 , ART 4050 ART 4055 ART 4230 ART 4240 ART 4290 ART 4550 , ART 4059 ART 4560 ART 7250 ART 7255 ARTH 4480 , ARTH 4482 , ARTH 4484 MC 2035 MC 3031 MC 4002 MC 4015 , MC 4260 MC 4550 MC 4600 MC 4720 MUS 2745 MUS 4744 MUS 4745 , MUS 4746 MUS 4748 ENGL 2009 , ENGL 2231 , ENGL 4000 , ENGL 4009 , ENGL 7109 .

5 - Credit will not be applied to the degree for courses with overlapping content. For clarification, contact the division’s academic advisor. Students who have completed the prerequisites may substitute:

EE 3740  for CSC 2259  but not both 

EE 3755  for CSC 3501  but not both

MATH 3355  or EE 3150  or EXST 4050  for IE 3302 .

Software Engineering


CRITICAL REQUIREMENTS

SEMESTER 1: MATH 1021 
SEMESTER 2: “C” or better in ENGL 1001 ;
SEMESTER 3: “C” or better in MATH 1550 /MATH 1551 
SEMESTER 4: “C” or better in CSC 2259  
SEMESTER 5: MATH 2090  

A grade of “C” or better is required in all CSC prerequisite courses; CSC 3200 CSC 4101 , CSC 4103  and CSC 4330 ; MATH 1550  and MATH 1552 ; BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  and all science prerequisite courses including laboratory courses.

Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 2


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 3


Total Semester Hours: 17

Semester 4


Total Semester Hours: 15

Total Semester Hours: 13

Semester 6


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 7


Total Semester Hours: 15

Semester 8


Total Semester Hours: 15

120 Total Sem. Hrs.


Computer science students are cautioned to verify course descriptions in the catalog noting where duplication of course credits may be prohibited. Additionally, computer science students will not receive degree credit for the following courses: CSC 1240 ; ELRC 4006 ; EXST 2201 ; ISDS 2000 , ISDS 2001 , ISDS 2010 , ISDS 2011 , ISDS 3070 , ISDS 3075 ; PSYC 4111 ; and SOCL 2201 .

1 - For General Education Natural Science,

(3 cr. hrs.) [Life Science] BIOL 1001  or BIOL 1201  

(3 cr. hrs.) [Physical Science] Select from PHYS 1201 PHYS 2001 CHEM 1001 CHEM 1201 CHEM 1421 ASTR 1101 GEOL 1001 , or GEOL 1003   

(3 cr. hrs.) A second course science must be selected to complete the sequence in either the BIOL science or physical science.

(2 cr. hrs.) Science lab credits must be wholly associated with the science sequence selected. 

2 – APPROVED SEG AREA ELECTIVES (6 hours required): CSC 4243 , CSC 4263 CSC 4356 , CSC 4357 CSC 4360 CSC 4362 CSC 4370 , CSC 4444 , CSC 4501 CSC 4562 CSC 4585 CSC 4610 CSC 4740 CSC 4762 CSC 4890 ; EE 4859 IE 4461 ISDS 4111 , ISDS 4112 , ISDS 4113 , ISDS 4120 , ISDS 4125 , ISDS 4141 ; other electives subject to approval.

3 – The selection of the CSC 2000 - level or above elective (3 cr. hrs.) is not restrictive to topics related to software engineering.

4 – APPROVED TECHNICAL ELECTIVES: Three hours of elective credits must be selected from Group A and three hours of elective credits selected from Group A or Group B.

GROUP A: 2000-level and above only chosen from CSC, BE, CHE, CE, CM, EE, ENGR, EVEG, IE, ME, PETE, EMS, ENVS, OCS, MATH, ECON, FIN, ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, GEOG, GEOL, PHYS, ISDS 3100 , ISDS 3105 , ISDS 3120 , ISDS 4+++.

GROUP BART 2050 , ART 2055 ART 2210 ART 2220 ART 2230 , , ART 2551 , ART 4020 , ART 4050 , ART 4055 ART 4059 ART 4230 ART 4240 ART 4290 ART 4550 ART 4560 ART 7250 ART 7255 ARTH 4480 , ARTH 4482 , ARTH 4484 MC 2035 MC 3031 MC 4002 MC 4015 MC 4260 MC 4550 MC 4600 MC 4720 MUS 2745 MUS 4744 , MUS 4745 , MUS 4746 MUS 4748 ENGL 2009 , ENGL 2231 , ENGL 4000 , ENGL 4009 , ENGL 7109 .

 5– Credit will not be applied to the degree for courses with overlapping content. For clarification, contact the division’s academic advisor. Students who have completed the prerequisites may substitute:

EE 3740  for CSC 2259  but not both

EE 3755  for CSC 3501  but not both

MATH 3355  or EE 3150  or EXST 4050  for IE 3302 .