Aug 14, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Science - Applied Computer Science (CSAC) - BS Major


71-78 credits (no minor required)

2.5 GPA required.

C grade or better required in major courses.

Students are allowed to attempt CS courses at most 3x including withdrawals.

Computer Science - Applied CS Bioinformatics (Math 115) Major Map  

Computer Science - Applied CS Bioinformatics (Math 140+) Major Map  

Computer Science - Applied CS Computer Information Systems (Math 115) Major Map  

Computer Science - Applied CS Computer Information Systems (Math 140+) Major Map  

Computer Science - Applied CS Human Computer Interaction (Math 115) Major Map  

Computer Science - Applied CS Human Computer Interaction (Math 140+) Major Map  

Computer science majors choose between two options: Computer Science (CS) and Applied Computer Science (ACS). Both options require a common core set of courses designed to give students a fundamental understanding of both theoretical and applied computer science, and an introduction to current topics and practices in the industry. Upper-level courses within each option build on these concepts to provide depth in particular areas. As such, all computer science majors are prepared for computer science careers and, if they desire, further graduate study in computer-related fields.

Applied Computer Science Required Courses (12-13 credits)


Choose one


Choose One Emphasis Area (18-24 credits)


Bioinformatics Emphasis (23-24 credits)


Choose one Bioinformatics option:

Note

* also count towards GEP GOAL 3

Note

* also count toward GEP GOAL 3

Computer Information Systems Emphasis (21 credits)


Note


* also count toward GEP GOAL areas

Human Computer Interaction Emphasis (18 credits)


Choose 6 credits


Note


* also counts toward GEP GOAL 5

Electives (3 credits)


Choose from Computer Science Elective courses below not already required.

Computer Science Electives


Note


* Only 3 credits may be applied to major or minor.

Graduate School Recommendations


  1. Students who intend to attend graduate school in computer science will need to complete the following:
  2. It is also recommended that students who intend to study in a bioinformatics graduate program take more biology and chemistry courses, such as △ BIOL 308 - Cell Biology , BIOL 430 - Molecular Genetics , and CHEM 351 - Principles of Organic Chemistry II  as open electives.

Legend


◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement