Computer Science, B.S. - Concentration: Information Systems

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120 Overall Credits Required

LIBERAL EDUCATION PROGRAM AND WRITING REQUIREMENTS

Liberal Education Program

48 Credits Required

Students must complete a comprehensive three-tiered Liberal Education Program (LEP). View all requirements of the tiers on the Liberal Education Program. Any credits over 48 are counted toward free electives.

While the choice of courses that fulfill the requirements is generally left up to students, some departments require that students select specific courses to complement their major. This major has specific Tier requirements/restrictions for the following:

Tier 1 – Quantitative Reasoning (select one from):
MAT 120 – College Algebra
MAT 122 – Precalculus

Tier 3 – Capstone:
CSC 400 – Computer Science Project Seminar

Writing Requirements (“W-Courses”)

Three W-courses are required. These may not be taken until after a student has passed ENG 112 — Writing Arguments. W-courses may count toward LEP, major, or cognate requirements, as well as free electives. Course sections that meet this requirement are designated by section numbers ending in “W”.

Transfer students who enter with 60 to 89 credits are required to pass two W-courses, while transfer students who enter with 90 credits or more must pass one W-course.

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

40 Credits Required

Requirements:
CSC 152 – CS1: Programming Fundamentals
CSC 207 – Computer Systems
CSC 212 – CS2: Data Structures
CSC 229 - Object-Oriented Programming
CSC 235 - Web and Database Development
CSC 265 - Computer Networking and Security I
CSC 324 – Computer Ethics
CSC 330 – Software Design and Development 
CSC 424 – System Administration

 

Select four courses from:

COGNATE REQUIREMENTS

22 Credits Required (minimum)

Requirements:
MIS 370 - Business Information Systems
MAT 139 — Short Course in Calculus
MAT 178 — Elementary Discrete Mathematics
MAT 221 — Intermediate Applied Statistics

Select 3 courses from (9-10 credits):

  • ACC 200 - Principles of Financial Accounting
  • ACC 210 - Managerial Accounting
  • ENG 304 - Technical Writing and Communication
  • MIS 365 — Systems Thinking for MIS
  • MIS 371 - Information System Analysis and Design Techniques
  • MIS 375 - Decision Support Systems
  • MIS 400 - Global Information Systems
  • MIS 430 - Project Management
  • MIS 460 - MIS Security Management
  • MIS 470 — Management of Information Systems Design

FREE ELECTIVES

Students must take remaining credits to reach Overall Credits Required (listed above).