Computer Science B.S.

Degree Requirements

Areas A - E (See Core section of the Catalog) (42 semester hours)

Area F (18 semester hours)

All of the following:

CSCI 1301Computer Science I

3

CSCI 1302Computer Science II

3

CSCI 2350Object Oriented Programming

3

All of the following if not taken in Areas A and D:

MATH 1261Calculus I

4

MATH 1262Calculus II

4

Selections from the following:

MATH 2600Probability and Statistics

3

BUAD 2172Business Ethics

3

NOTE: Hours counted in Area F may not be used in any other area of the core. Transfer students who have not completed the requirements in Area F, or their equivalents, must take these courses at GC.

Computer Science Major Requirements (27 semester hours)

CSCI 3410Intro to Data Structures

3

CSCI 3211Assem Lang & Digital Logic Dsg

3

CSCI 3212Computer Organization & Archit

3

CSCI 3341Operating Systems

3

CSCI 3342System & Network Programming

3

CSCI 4320Software Engineering

3

CSCI 4520Analysis of Algorithms

3

CSCI 4710Databases

3

CSCI elective at the 3000-4000 level

3

Cognate Area A: Science (6-16 semester hours)

Complete two of the following (0-8 hours)

Note: Both the lecture course and the companion laboratory course must be successfully completed to apply the credits from either course to this requirement.

BIOL 1107Principles of Biology I

3

BIOL 1107LPrinciples of Biology I Lab

1

ENSC 1000Intro to Environmental Science

3

ENSC 1000LIntro to Environ Science Lab

1

CHEM 1211Principles of Chemistry I

3

CHEM 1211LPrinciples of Chemistry Lab I

1

CHEM 1212Principles of Chemistry II

3

CHEM 1212LPrinciples of Chemistry Lab II

1

PHYS 2211Principles of Physics I

3

PHYS 2211LPrinciples of Physics Lab I

1

PHYS 2212Principles of Physics II

3

PHYS 2212LPrinciples of Physics Lab II

1

Complete two one-semester courses in the natural sciences (ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, ENSC, GEOL, PHYS) (0-8 hours)

Note: Both the lecture course and the companion laboratory course (when it exists) must be successfully completed to apply the credits from either course to this requirement. This requirement may be satisfied in Area D.

Cognate Area B: Mathematics and Computer Science (0-21 semester hours)

All of the following if not taken in Area F:

MATH 1261Calculus I

4

MATH 1262Calculus II

4

MATH 2600Probability and Statistics

3

BUAD 2172Business Ethics

3

CSCI 3680Discrete Structures

3

Total Credit Hours: 120

Other Requirements (9-13 semester hours)

  1. A minimum of 39 semester hours overall must be at the 3000-4000 level. MAED courses may not be used.
  2. One Foreign Language course level 1002 or higher (3 hours).
  3. Senior Capstone Experience : (Complete one of the following:) (1-3 hours)
    1. CSCI 4950 An advanced special topic or System Administration
    2. CSCI 4690 Internship/Cooperative Education
    3. CSCI 4999 Undergraduate Research in Computer Science
    4. An international studies experience approved by the student’s advisor.
  4. BIDS 1705 or other GCSU 0001 First Year Academic Seminar (courses will not count toward graduation).
NOTES:
  • A grade of C or better is required in all CSCI courses.
  • Any First Year Academic Seminar may be substituted for BIDS 1705 or GCSU 0001.
  • To graduate, students must fulfill other requirements specified in the Graduation Requirements section of the Catalog.