2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, BCS

Traditional Degree Program Requirements (124 units)

Computer scientists study computers: their design, their use for computation and control, and especially their software components. Computer scientists can perform roles ranging from systems design and architecture through software design, development and maintenance, through analysis and research. Often, software developers will have a degree in computer science. An essential element of computer science is the mathematical and theoretical foundation of computing and software. As one of the most rapidly developing and expanding fields, computer science offers a wide range of career choices.

General Education

The general education requirements will follow the curriculum set forth for other University programs. Some general education requirements will be met through specific Computer Science requirements. Approximately eighteen (18) units of general education are not met in the specific core and Computer Science requirements.

Math and Science Unit Requirements

A minimum of thirty (30) units of Math or Science coursework is required for the degree. Courses in the degree designated with a ‘’ meet this requirement.

Additional Degree Requirements (0 units)

  • Computer Science students are required to complete an approved cross-cultural experience. Course credit is not required. A list of approved experiences is available in the College of Engineering.
  • Complete pre-approved 200 hours of supervised internship.
  • Complete the program assessment exam requirement.