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Degree Requirements
 

University Degree Requirements (125 credit hours)
To receive a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree, students must complete at least 125 credit hours:

  • General Education Requirements, composed of:
(49)
 
  • Related field requirements applicable to Gen Ed requirements (16)
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  • Remaining Gen Ed requirements (33)
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  • Related field requirements not applicable to Gen Ed
  • (24)
  • Major Requirements composed of:
  • (52)
     
  • Computer Science Core Courses (43)
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  • Computer Science Elective Courses (9)
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    Students are required to complete a minimum of 36 credit hours of upper-level courses (300-level or above) at AUK, of which at least 18 credits hours need to be taken in the major.

    MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (52 CREDIT HOURS)
     
    Computer Science Core Course Requirements (43 credit hours)
    Students should earn a grade of “C” or better in the major courses.

    CSIS 130 Computer Programming II (4) [T]
    CSIS 150 Professional and Ethical Issues in CSIS (3)
    CSIS 210 Data Structures and Algorithms (3)
    CSIS 220 Computer Architecture and Assembly Language (3)
    CSIS 250 Database Systems (3)
    CSIS 255 Web Technologies (3)
    CSIS 310 Introduction to Operating Systems (3)
    CSIS 320 Principles of Programming Languages (3)
    CSIS 330 Software Engineering (3)
    CSIS 401 Mobile Computing (3)
    CSIS 405 Analysis of Algorithms (3)
    CSIS 476 Computer Security and Information Assurance (3)
    CSIS 490 CSIS Capstone I (3)
    CSIS 491 CSIS Capstone II (3)

    Computer Science Elective Courses (9 credit hours)
    Students must complete three CSIS courses (9 credit hours), selected in consultation with the academic advisor, to fulfill the CSIS Electives requirement. Two courses must be 300-level or higher and the remaining course can be 200-level or higher. The three courses must be from CSIS.

    RELATED FIELD REQUIREMENTS (40 CREDIT HOURS)
    CS students are also expected to complete 40 credit hours of related field requirements, of which (16 credit hours) are applicable to Gen Ed. The passing Grade in related field requirements is 2.0 "C". The Related Field Requirements component is composed of CSIS, MATH, Science, and Business.

    CSIS Requirements (4 credit hours)

    CSIS 120 Computer Programming I (4) [T]

    Computer Science and Information Systems majors do not need to take CSIS 101 to fulfill their general education requirements, as CSIS 120 will automatically fulfill that requirement.

    Math Requirements (15 credit hours*)

    MATH 201 Calculus I (3) [M]
    MATH 213 Discrete Mathematics (3) [M]
    STAT 201 Statistics (3)
    MATH 203 Calculus II (3)
    Any other 200 or 300-level Math course (3)

    * The total credit hours for the Math Requirements MUST be (15 credit hours).

    Science Requirements (15 credit hours*)
    * The total credit hours for the Sciences Requirements MUST be (15 credit hours).

    BIOL 101 General Biology I (3) [P]
    BIOL 101L General Biology I Laboratory (1) [P]
    AND    
    BIOL 102 General Biology II (3) [P]
    BIOL 101L General Biology II Laboratory (1) [P]
    OR    
    PHYS 115 General Physics I (3) [P]
    PHYS 115L General Physics I Laboratory (1) [P]
    AND    
    PHYS 116 General Physics I Laboratory (3) [P]
    PHYS 116L General Physics II Laboratory (1) [P]
    And any (7) credit hours of BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS courses (7)

    * If a student undertook BIOL 101 AND BIOL 102, the student can choose to undertake PHYS 115 OR CHEM 101 AND any BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS course.

    * If a student undertook PHYS 115 AND PHYS 116, the student can choose to undertake BIOL 101 OR CHEM 101 AND any BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS course.

    Business Requirements (6 credit hours)

    MGMT 201 Principles of Management (3)
    ENTR 201 Principles of Entrepreneurship (3)



     
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