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(Archive) Computer Science (CMPSC)

ARCHIVED FILE
Begin Date: Summer Session 2000
End Date: Summer Session 2001

Computer Science (CMPSC) - (ARCHIVE)

PROFESSOR DALE MILLER, 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 default-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 125 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: 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], 212 GN(4) (Sem: 1-2)
CSE 103 GQ(4)[1], 120(3)[1], 231(3)[1], 260(3)[1], MATH 140 GQ(4)[1], 141 GQ(4)[1], 220 GQ(2) (Sem: 1-4)
CSE 271(3)[1], 331(3)[1], MATH 230(4) (Sem: 3-4)
STAT 318(3), 319(3) (Sem: 3-6)
CSE 411(3)[1], 428(3)[1], 465(3)[1] (Sem: 5-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (13 credits)
Select 1 credit of First-Year Seminar (Sem: 1-2)
CSE 420W(3) or 430W(3) (Sem: 7-8)
Select one course from three of the following lists a, b, c, d: (Sem: 7-8)
a. CSE 413(3), 418(3), 431(3), 458(3), 471(3)
b. CSE 412(3), 447(3), 477(3)
c. CSE 421(3), 441W(3), 481(3), 486(3)
d. CSE 451(3), 455(3), 456(3), 457(3), 467(3)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (26 credits)
Select 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 program list to total 8 credits.) (Sem: 5-6)
Select 9-17 credits from department list (Students may apply 6 credits of ROTC.) (Sem: 5-6)
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 2000

Blue Sheet Item #: 28-04-107

Review Date: 1/11/00

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