Degree Requirements

Students who major in Computer Science must complete the Concordia Common Experience: 52-44 semester hours of courses in English, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Kinesiology, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Communication, Foreign Language, Religion, Classics/Humanities, and Leadership.

BS in Computer Science

General Education Requirements

Supporting Course Requirements

  • MTH 2301 Introduction to Statistics
  • MTH 2401 Calculus I
  • MTH 2402 Calculus II
  • MTH 3311 Linear Algebra
  • REL 3333 Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • CIS 1300 Technology of the Digital Age
  • Science requirements
    • CHE 1341/1141 Chemistry I and CHE 1342/1142 Chemistry II and CHE 1142 Chemistry II Lab OR 1401 Physics 1 and 1402 Physics 2
    • AND one additional Science course (Any 2000 level or above PHY or CHE course, BIO1401,
      BIO1403, SCI 1402, ESC1302, GLG3301, PHY 1401 or CHE 1341 and 1141)

Computer Science Requirements

  • CSC 1401 Introduction to Computer Science I
  • CSC 1402 Introduction to Computer Science II
  • CSC 2305 Discrete Structures
  • CSC 2301 Introduction to Computer Systems
  • CSC 2403 Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
  • CSC 3302 Operating Systems
  • CSC 3303 Computer Architecture
  • CSC 3311 Programming Language Concepts
  • CSC 4405 Software Engineering (capstone)
  • CSC 4310 Computer Science Internship
  • Plus four (4) additional courses from any CSC 3000 or 4000 level course or three CSC 3000 or 4000 level courses and MTH 4310 Cryptology

 


BA in Computer Science

General Education Requirements

Students seeking a Bachelors of Arts (BA) degree must complete the following in addition
to The Concordia Common Experience curriculum and major requirements:

  • Global/Cultural 3 hours from one of the following courses;
    • ENG 2301 World Literature: Classicism
    • HIS 2321 History of Western Civilization to 1715
    • HIS 2322 Western Civilization from 1715
    • HIS 3308 Asian History and Culture
    • HIS 3301 History of Mexico
    • HIS 3314 Traditions/Values of Classical Civilizations
    • HON 3311 Critical Thinking about Great Texts
    • PHL 3301 Survey of Western Philosophy
  • Modern or Classical Language: Complete two consecutive terms (at least six credit hours) of a non-English language

Supporting Coursework

  • MTH 2301 Introduction to Statistics
  • MTH 2401 Calculus I OR MTH 1332 Applied Calculus
  • REL 3333 Introduction to Christian Ethics
  • CIS 1300 Technology of the Digital Age
  • Chemistry or Physics:
    • CHE 1400 Introductory Chemistry OR
    • CHE 1341 Chemistry I and CHE 1141 Chemistry I Lab OR
    • PHY 1401 Physics I
  • Plus one additional Science course (Any designation)
  • Plus one of the following:
    • COM 2314 Communication Technology
    • BADM 3371 Management Information Systems
    • BADM 3380 Production and Ops Management
    • EDU 3323 Educational Technology

Computer Science Requirements

  • CSC 1401 Introduction to Computer Science I
  • CSC 1402 Introduction to Computer Science II
  • CSC 2305 Discrete Structures
  • CSC 2301 Introduction to Computer Systems
  • CSC 2403 Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
  • CSC 4405 Software Engineering (capstone)
  • CSC 4310 Computer Science Internship
  • Plus two of the following:
    • CSC 3302 Operating Systems
    • CSC 3303 Computer Architecture
    • CSC 3311 Programming Language Concepts
  • Plus two (2) additional courses from any CSC 3000 or 4000 level course or one CSC 3000 or
    4000 level course and MTH 4310 Cryptology

Elective Courses in Computer Science

  • CSC 3304 Networking
  • CSC 3305 Database Design
  • CSC 3306 Human Computer Interaction
  • CSC 3307 Artificial Intelligence
  • CSC 3308 Computer Graphics
  • CSC/MTH 3309 Numerical Analysis
  • CSC 3310 Topics in Computer Science (topics are varied)
  • CSC 3312 Data Analytics
  • CSC 3320 Theory of Computation
  • CSC 3330 Information Security
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