Computer Science and Environmental 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
CS 2500
and CS 2501
Fundamentals of Computer Science 1
and Lab for CS 2500
CS 2510
and CS 2511
Fundamentals of Computer Science 2
and Lab for CS 2510
CS 2800
and CS 2801
Logic and Computation
and Lab for CS 2800
Computer Science Required Courses
CS 3200Database Design4
CS 3500Object-Oriented Design4
CS 3800Theory of Computation4
CS 4500Software Development4
CS 4800Algorithms and Data4
Computer Science Senior Seminar
CS 4000Senior Seminar1
or THTR 1170 The Eloquent Presenter

Environmental Science Courses

Environmental Science Required Courses
ENVR 1200
and ENVR 1201
Dynamic Earth
and Lab for ENVR 1200
ENVR 5210Environmental Planning4
or ENVR 5250 Geology and Land-Use Planning
ENVR 4900Earth and Environmental Science Capstone1
or ENVR 4997 Senior Thesis
Complete one of the following sequences:5
History of Earth and Life
and Interpreting Earth History
Earth Materials
and Lab for ENVR 2310
Environmental Science Integrative Courses
Complete at least two of the following:8-10
Geographic Information Systems
and Lab for ENVR 3300
Applied Hydrogeology
and Lab for ENVR 4500
Environmental Science Electives
If you complete more than two environmental science integrative courses (above), they will count as environmental science electives.
Complete four of the following:16-20
Environmental Science
Earth Landforms and Processes
and Lab for ENVR 2340
Field Geology
Environmental Geochemistry
Coastal Processes
and Lab for ENVR 4106
Environmental Pollution
Advanced Spatial Analysis
Soil Science
Geologic Field Seminar
Structural Geology
and Lab for ENVR 5230
Sedimentary Basin Analysis
and Lab for ENVR 5240
Ancient Marine Life
and Lab for ENVR 5242
Marine Geology
Glacial and Quaternary History
and Lab for ENVR 5270

Additional Requirements

MATH 1251Calculus and Differential Equations for Biology 14
or MATH 1341 Calculus 1 for Science and Engineering
MATH 1252Calculus and Differential Equations for Biology 24
or MATH 1342 Calculus 2 for Science and Engineering
MATH 3081Probability and Statistics4
CHEM 1211
and CHEM 1212
and CHEM 1213
General Chemistry 1
and Lab for CHEM 1211
and Recitation for CHEM 1211
CHEM 1214
and CHEM 1215
and CHEM 1216
General Chemistry 2
and Lab for CHEM 1214
and Recitation for CHEM 1214

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

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 six general electives.24

Major GPA Requirement

Minimum 2.000 GPA required in all CS and IS courses

NUpath Requirements Satisfied

  • Engaging with the Natural and Designed World
  • Conducting Formal and Quantitative Reasoning
  • Analyzing and Using Data
  • Writing in the First Year
  • Advanced Writing in the Disciplines
  • Writing-Intensive in the Major
  • Demonstrating Thought and Action in a Capstone

Integrating Knowledge and Skills Through Experience is satisfied through co-op.

Program Requirement

137 total semester hours required

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

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CS 12001CS 2510
and CS 2511
CS 1800
and CS 1801
4CS 2800
and CS 2801
CS 2500
and CS 2501
ENVR 1200
and ENVR 1201
ENGW 11114   
 19 18 0 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
CHEM 1211
and CHEM 1212
and CHEM 1213
5CHEM 1214
and CHEM 1215
and CHEM 1216
CS 35004CS 12101  
Elective4CS 48004  
 17 18 0 0
Year 3
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0CS 32004Vacation0Co-op0
 MATH 12514  
 0 16 0 0
Year 4
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
Co-op0CS 38004Vacation0Vacation0
 ENGW 33024  
 MATH 12524  
 0 16 0 0
Year 5
MATH 30814CS 40001  
SOCL 45284CS 45004  
Elective4ENVR 49001  
 16 18  
Total Hours: 138