Computer Science Major Requirements

Entry into the Major

A student may be admitted to the major when they have met the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of COMS103 adn COMS104
  • Achieved an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Completed COMS104 with a grade of “C” or better
  • Secured an advisor within the computer science department

The major in computer science requires 47 credits.

Core Requirements

Students must achieve an average GPA of 2.0 or better in the following core computer science courses (25 credits):

Collateral Requirements

In addition to the core courses, the following collateral courses are required (10 or 11 credits):

Major Electives

Choose four of the following (12 credits). At least two must be COMS courses:

Electives from other areas

Choose two of the following:

*Completion of required courses MATH151, MATH152, MATH330 and its prerequisite of MATH295, is one course (MATH 243) short of a minor in mathematics.