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Computer Science (CMPSC) - ARCHIVE

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Begin Date: Summer Session 2004
End Date: Summer Session 2006

Computer Science - ARCHIVE

University Park, College of Engineering (CMPSC)

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, databases, 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)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES:
(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 6 credits from CSE 418(3), CSE 421(3), CSE 451(3), CSE 455(3), CSE 456(3), CSE 457(3), CSE 458(3), CSE 460(3), CSE 467(3), CSE 468(3), CSE 481(3), CSE 486(3), E E 456(3) (Sem: 7-8)
Select 3 credits from any 400-level CSE course (Sem: 7-8)
Select 3 credits from CSE 420W(3) or CSE 441W(3) (Sem: 7-8)

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 0-4 credits in a foreign language (second-semester proficiency) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 13-17 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: Summer Session 2004

Blue Sheet Item #: 32-03-034

Review Date: 11/25/03

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