Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science



Computer Science Showcase Curriculum


2011-2012

Fall Semester First YearHours CreditSpring Semester First YearHours Credit
COSC 102 4 COSC 140 4
Math 141* or 147*4 4 Math 142* or 148* 4
Physics 135* or 137* 4-5 Physics 136* or 138* 4-5
English 101* or 118* 3 English 102* 3
First Year Total: 30-32 Hours
Fall Semester Second YearHours CreditSpring Semester Second YearHours Credit
COSC 160 4 COSC 302 4
COSC 311 3 COSC 312 3
Math 241 or 247 4 Math 251 or Math 257 3
BIOL 101 or BIOL 130 or CHEM 100
or CHEM 120 or PHYS 231
3-4 Arts and Humanities Elective*1 6
Second Year Total: 30-31 Hours
Fall Semester Third YearHours CreditSpring Semester Third YearHours Credit
COSC 360 4 COSC 365 3
ECE 313 3 COSC 361 3
COSC Upper Division Elective2 3 COSC Upper Division Elective2 3
Cultures and Civilizations Elective*1 3 Cultures and Civilizations Elective*1 3
Social Sciences Elective*1 3 General Elective*3 3
       
Third Year Total: 31 Hours
Fall Semester Fourth YearHours CreditSpring Semester Fourth YearHours Credit
COSC 400 5 COSC Upper Division Elective2 3
COSC Upper Division Elective2 3 COSC Upper Division Elective2 3
COSC Upper Division Elective2 3 COSC Upper Division Elective2 3
English 355 or English 360 3 Arts and Humanities Elective*1 3
Fourth Year Total: 29 Hours
Grand Total: 120-123 Hours

*Meets University General Education Requirements
1Can be taken any time.
2Any 300-400 level computer science courses not already required by the major or MATH 231 or ECE 451, 453, 454, 455, 471
3Any courses not already required for the major. Must be approved by advisor.
4Timely graduation requires that you take Math 141 (Calculus I) the first semester of your first year since the physics courses are calculus-based. If necessary, go to summer school to take pre-calculus.


2010-2011  

Fall Semester First YearHours CreditSpring Semester First YearHours Credit
CS 102 or ECE 206 4 CS 140 4
4Math 141* or Math 147* 4 Math 142* or Math 148* 4
Physics 135* or Physics 137* 4-5 Physics 136* or Physics 138* 4-5
English 101* or English 118* 3 English 102* 3
First Year Total: 30-32 hours
Fall Semester Second YearHours CreditSpring Semester Second YearHours Credit
CS 160 4 CS 302 4
Math 300 or Math 307 3 CS 311 3
Math 241 or Math 247 4 Math 251 or Math 257 3
Biology 101 or 130, or Chemistry 100 or 120, or Physics 231 3-4 1,6Philosophy 241, 242, 243, or 244* 3
    1Oral Communications General Education Elective* 3
Second Year Total: 30-31 hours
Fall Semester Third YearHours CreditSpring Semester Third YearHours Credit
CS 360 4 CS 365 3
CS 340 or CS 370 or Math 371 3-4 CS 380 3
2CS Upper Division Elective or Math 231 3 Math 323 or ECE 313 3
1Cultures and Civilizations Elective* 3 1Cultures and Civilizations Elective* 3
1Social Science Elective* 3 1,3,4General Elective 3
Third Year: Total 31-32 hours
Fall Semester Fourth YearHours CreditSpring Semester Fourth YearHours Credit
CS 400 5 CS Upper Division Elective 3
CS Upper Division Elective 3 CS Upper Division Elective 3
CS Upper Division Elective 3 CS Upper Division Elective 3
English 355 or English 360* 3 1Social Science Elective* 3
    1Arts & Humanities Elective* 3
Fourth Year: Total 29 hours
Grand Total: 120-124 hours

NOTE: THE EECS DEPARTMENT NOW REQUIRES AT LEAST A 'C' IN EVERY ECE COURSE, CS COURSE AND REQUIRED MATH COURSES USED FOR THE EE, CpE, and CS DEGREES.

*Meets University General Education Requirements.
1Can be taken at any time.
2Any 300-400 level computer science courses not already required by the major or Math 231.
3Any courses not already required for the major. Must be approved by advisor.
4Timely graduation requires that you take Math 141 (Calculus I) the first semester of your first year since the physics courses are calculus-based. If necessary, go to summer school to take pre-calculus.
5If necessary to bring total hours to a minimum of 120.
6Philosophy 242 and 244 each fulfill a humanities requirement and the oral communications requirement.


 

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