Nov 26, 2022  
University Catalog 2021-2022 
    
University Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.


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The objective of the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science is to prepare qualified students for careers involving the design of computer systems and their applications to science and industry.  The program provides an excellent foundation in all core areas of computer science with the opportunity to choose electives in a variety of specialized fields.  The total number of units required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science is  120 units, of which 90 units are in the major.  Consult with an advisor in the department for the specific number of units required in all areas of the degree, including GE and free electives.

 

General Education Requirements (48 units)


Lower Division General Education Requirements (39 units)

Block A - English Language Communication and Critical Thinking Courses (9 units):

  • A1 Oral Communication (3)
  • A2 Written Communication (3) - Must take ENGL 1010 (3)
  • A3 Critical Thinking and Composition (3)

Block B - Natural Science and Math/Quantitative Reasoning Courses (9 units):

  • B1 Physical Science (3) - Met by PHYS 2100  (5)
  • B2 or B3 Biological science (3) or Interdisciplinary Science (3)
  • B4 Quantitative Reasoning and Mathematical Concepts (3) - Met by MATH 2110  (4)

Block C - Arts and Humanities Courses (9 units):

  • American Institutions - US History (3)
  • C1 Arts (3)
  • C2 Humanities (3) - Met by CS 3801  (3)

Block D - Social Science Courses (9 units):

  • American Institutions - US Constitution and State/Local Govt. (3)
  • Social Science (6 units)                                                                                                                                                 

Block E - Lifelong Understanding and Self-Development Courses (3 units):

  • Met by CS 1010  (3), also satisfied LD (cl) and IHE

Upper Division general education requirements (9 units):

UD Block B - Natural Science and Quantitative Reasoning (3 units)

UD BLock C - Arts & Humanities (3 units)

UD Block D - Social Science (3 units)

 

Requirements for the Major (93 units)


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