BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Computer Science Option

Sample Schedule

This is only a sample schedule. An advisor will be able to customize the best plan for you.

Check out the course rotation before scheduling your classes.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
or UHC 110 Freshman Honors Seminar
2
ENG 110 Writing I
or COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
3
CSC 130 The World of Computer Science 3
MTH 138 Pre-Calculus Mathematics 5
Total hours13

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3
ENG 110 Writing I
or COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
3
CSC 131 Computational Thinking 4
MTH 215 Discrete Mathematics 3
BIO 121 General Biology I
or BMS 110 Introduction to the Biomedical Sciences
3-4
Total hours16-17

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
General Education (Social and Behavior) 3
CSC 232 Data Structures 4
CSC 335 Database System Concepts 3
MTH 261 Analytic Geometry and Calculus I 5
Total hours15

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
MTH 280 Analytic Geometry and Calculus II 5
CSC 325 Algorithms and Advanced Data Structures 3
CSC 344 Computer Systems Fundamentals 3
General Education (Humanities) 3
Total hours14

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Other Science Course 5
CSC 333 Languages and Machines 2
CSC 365 Internet Programming 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
ENG 310 Writing II: Writing for Graduate and Professional Schools
or ENG 321 Writing II: Beginning Technical Writing
3
Total hours16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
General Education (Cultural Competence) 3
Other Science Course 4
PHY 203 Foundations of Physics I 5
CSC 338 Parallel and Distributed Computing 2
CS Elective 3
Total hours17

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
General Education (Public Issues) 3
CSC 450 Introduction to Software Engineering 3
Computer Science Elective 3
MTH 345 Statistics for Scientists and Engineers 3
Other Science Course 5
Total hours17

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CS Elective 3
Elective - Upper Division 1-3
CSC 482 Seminar in Computer Science 1
General Education (Social and Behavior) 3
General Education (Arts) 3
Total hours11-13

Updated 3/22/2016