Computer Science and Information Science, BS

Complete all courses listed below unless otherwise indicated. Also complete any corequisite labs, recitations, clinicals, or tools courses where specified and complete any additional courses needed beyond specific college and major requirements to satisfy graduation credit requirements.

University-Wide Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the University-Wide Requirements.

NUpath Requirements

All undergraduate students are required to complete the NUpath Requirements.

Computer Science Courses

Computer Science Overview
CS 1200Computer Science/Information Science Overview 11
CS 1210Computer Science/Information Science Overview 2: Co-op Preparation1
Computer Science Fundamental Courses
A grade of C– or higher is required:
CS 1800
and CS 1801
Discrete Structures
and Recitation for CS 1800
4
CS 2500
and CS 2501
Fundamentals of Computer Science 1
and Lab for CS 2500
5
CS 2510
and CS 2511
Fundamentals of Computer Science 2
and Lab for CS 2510
5
CS 2800
and CS 2801
Logic and Computation
and Lab for CS 2800
5
Computer Science Required Courses
CS 3200Database Design4
CS 3500Object-Oriented Design4
CS 3650Computer Systems4
CS 3700Networks and Distributed Systems4
CS 3800Theory of Computation4
CS 4400Programming Languages4
CS 4500Software Development4
CS 4800Algorithms and Data4

Information Science Courses

Required Courses in Information Science
IS 2000Principles of Information Science4
IS 3500Information System Design and Development4
IS 4300Human Computer Interaction4
IS 4800Empirical Research Methods4
IS 4900Information Science Senior Project5
Computing and Social Issues
Complete one of the following:4
Technology and Human Values
The Twenty-First-Century Workplace
Environment, Technology, and Society
Computers and Society
Wired/Unwired: Cybercultures and Technopolitics
Cyberlaw: Privacy, Ethics, and Digital Rights

Major GPA Requirement

Minimum 2.000 GPA required in all CS and IS courses

Psychology

PSYC 1101Foundations of Psychology4

Mathematics and Statistics Requirements

Calculus
MATH 1341Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering (A grade of C– or higher is required)4
MATH 1342Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering4
MATH 2331Linear Algebra4
Statistics
PSYC 2320Statistics in Psychological Research4
or ECON 2350 Statistics

Computer Science English Requirement

College Writing
ENGW 1111First-Year Writing4
Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
ENGW 3302Advanced Writing in the Technical Professions4
or ENGW 3315 Interdisciplinary Advanced Writing in the Disciplines

Required General Electives

Complete seven general electives.

Program Requirement

133 total semester hours required

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Summer 2/Fall

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 18004CS 25104Vacation0Vacation0
CS 18010CS 25111  
CS 25004CS 28004  
CS 25011CS 28011  
CS 12001ECON 23504  
ENGW 11114Elective4  
Elective4   
 18 18 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 20004IS 43004Vacation0Co-op0
CS 32004CS 36504  
CS 35004CS 48004  
MATH 13414MATH 13424  
 CS 12101  
 16 17 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0IS 35004MATH 23314Co-op0
 CS 37004Elective4 
 IS 48004  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0CS 44004Elective4Co-op0
 ENGW 33024Elective4 
 CS 38004  
 Elective4  
 0 16 8 0
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
Co-op0IS 49005  
 SOCL 45284  
 CS 45004  
 Elective4  
 0 17  
Total Hours: 134

Five Years, Three Co-ops in Spring/Summer 1

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ENGW 11114CS 25104Vacation0Vacation0
CS 18010CS 25111  
CS 25004CS 28004  
CS 25011CS 28011  
CS 18004ECON 23504  
CS 12001Elective4  
Elective4   
 18 18 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 20004Co-op0Co-op0Vacation0
CS 35004   
CS 32004   
MATH 13414   
CS 12101   
 17 0 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 43004Co-op0Co-op0MATH 23314
CS 48004  Elective4
CS 36504   
MATH 13424   
 16 0 0 8
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
IS 35004Co-op0Co-op0Elective4
CS 37004  Elective4
IS 48004   
Elective4   
 16 0 0 8
Year 5
FallHoursSpringHours  
CS 38004IS 49005  
CS 44004SOCL 45284  
ENGW 33024CS 45004  
Elective4Elective4  
 16 17  
Total Hours: 134