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Computer Science (CMPSC) - Archive

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Begin Date: Fall Semester 2001
End Date: Spring Semester 2004

Computer Science (CMPSC) - Archive

PROFESSOR RAJ ACHARYA, Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Computer Science is concerned with the analysis, design, and applications of computing software and systems. It includes a core foundation in computer hardware and software with emphasis on the design of efficient fault-free software. It includes programming languages, data structures, compilers, operating systems, data bases, and artificial intelligence.

The major is designed to provide fundamental training in preparing graduates for positions in schools, commerce, industry, and government. Students should consult their advisers in formulating suitable programs.

For the B.S. degree in Computer Science, a minimum of 124 credits is required.

Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)

GENERAL EDUCATION: 45 credits
(15 of these 45 credits are included in the REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)
(See description of General Education in front of Bulletin.)

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

INTERCULTURAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMPETENCE:
(Included in GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 94-95 credits
(This includes 15 credits of General Education courses: 9 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses.)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (56 credits)
PHYS 211 GN(4)[1], PHYS 212 GN(4) (Sem: 1-2)
CSE 103 GQ(4)[1], CSE 120(3)[1], CSE 260(3)[1], MATH 140 GQ(4)[1], MATH 141 GQ(4)[1], MATH 220 GQ(2) (Sem: 1-4)
CSE 271(3)[1], CSE 331(3)[1], MATH 230(4) (Sem: 3-4)
STAT 318(3), STAT 319(3) (Sem: 3-6)
CSE 411(3)[1], CSE 428(3)[1], CSE 431(3)[1], CSE 465(3)[1] (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (13 credits)
Select 1 credit of First-Year Seminar (Sem: 1-2)
Select 12 credits: four courses from at least three different groups (a, b, c, d). NOTE: One course must be selected from CSE 420W or CSE 441W. (Sem: 7-8)
a. CSE 447(3), CSE 458(3), CSE 471(3), CSE 472(3), CSE 473(3), CSE 477(3), CSE 478(3)
b. CSE 420W(3), CSE 421(3), CSE 441W(3), CSE 457(3)
c. CSE 418(3), CSE 481(3), CSE 485(3), CSE 486(3)
d. CSE 451(3), CSE 455(3), CSE 456(3), CSE 460(3), CSE 467(3), CSE 468(3)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (25-26 credits)
Select 2-3 credits from PHYS 213 GN(2), PHYS 214 GN(2), or 3 credits from the approved list of natural sciences courses (Sem: 3-4)
Select 0-8 credits in a foreign language (proficiency demonstrated by examination or course work to the level of the second semester; if fewer than 8 credits are needed to reach the required proficiency, students choose selections from department list to total 8 credits.) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 9-17 credits from department list (Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC and 6 credits for Co-Op.) (Sem: 7-8)
Select 6 credits in 400-level non-CSE courses in consultation with adviser (Sem: 7-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.

Last Revised by the Department: Fall Semester 2001

Blue Sheet Item #: 29-06-016

Review Date: 3/13/01

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