BS Four-Year Degree Plan: Software Development 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
Minor Requirement 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
Other General Education (ECO, ENG, PSY) 3
CSC 232 Data Structures 4
Minor Requirement 3
MTH 215 Discrete Mathematics 3
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CSC 335 Database System Concepts 3
CSC 344 Computer Systems Fundamentals 3
General Education (Humanities) 3
General Education (Arts) 3
Minor Requirement 3
Total hours15

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
CSC 338 Parallel and Distributed Computing 2
CSC 365 Internet Programming 3
General Education (Physical Science) 3-5
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
Minor Requirement 3
Total hours14-16

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Other Course (MKT, MGT, COM, or PSY) 3
General Education (Cultural Competence) 3
ENG 310 Writing II: Writing for Graduate and Professional Schools
or ENG 321 Writing II: Beginning Technical Writing
3
CS Elective 3
Minor Requirement 3
Total hours15

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
General Education (Public Issues) 3
Computer Science Elective 3
CSC 450 Introduction to Software Engineering 3
CSC 455 Software Quality Assurance and Project Management 3
Minor Requirement 3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

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

Updated 3/22/2016