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Required Credits for Major: 75
Program Code: BS-CS
Required Course: 1
Required Credits: (33)
One (1) University Core Curriculum course is specified by the major:
Two (2) University Core Curriculum courses are completed as part of the major requirements:
University Core Curriculum requirements and courses.
Required Credits: 0-6
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Required Credits: 21
Required Credits: 15
Required Credits: 12
Required Credits: 27-28
Take all three (3) of the following Mathematics courses:
Take one (1) of the following two (2) course sequences:
Take two (2) additional courses from the list below; at least one (1) must be a science course:
Required Courses: 2
Four (4) Technology Intensive courses are completed as part of the major requirements: CS 2300 , CS 2400 , CS 3500 and CS 4800 .
No additional Technology Intensive courses are required for graduation.
Technology Intensive requirement and courses.
Required Courses: 4
One (1) Writing Intensive course is completed for University Core Curriculum Area 2B:ENG 1100
Two (2) Writing Intensive courses are required as part of the major: CS 3500 and CS 4800
One (1) additional Writing Intensive course is required for graduation.
Writing Intensive requirement and courses.