B.S. Computer Science Degree Plan

GENERAL EDUCATION

Courses that are required are in bold type.

Courses that are recommended are in italics.

TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION HOURS - 40

REQUIRED CORE COURSES - 31-35

Written Communication - 6

  • ENGL 1113 English Composition I
  • ENGL 1213 English Composition II

Mathematics - 3

  • MATH 1513 College Algebra or a higher numbered math course

U. S. History - 3

Select one course.

  • HIST 1043 U.S. History to 1877
  • HIST 1053 U.S. History since 1877

American Government - 3

  • POLSC 1103 American Government & Politics

Science - 7-8

Select one course from Life Science and one course from Physical Science. One Science course must be a lab science.

Life Science - 3-4

  • BIOL 1004 Biological Concepts w/Lab
  • BIOL 1054 Principles of Biology I w/Lab
  • BIOL 1013 Current Issues in Biology

Physical Science - 3-4

  • ASTRO 1904 Astronomy
  • CHEM 1004 General Chemistry w/Lab
  • GEOL 1934 Physical Geology w/Lab
  • SCI 1513 Conc of Phy. Science (may also take w/lab)
  • SCI 1501 Concepts of Phy. Science Lab
  • PHY 1044 Basic Physics I
  • PHY 1063 General Physics or a higher numbered chemistry or physics course

Humanities - 6

  • HUM 1103 Introduction to Humanities OR HIST 1033 World History

AND one of the following:

  • ART 1223 Art Survey
  • COMM 1263 Introduction to Theatre
  • LIT 2333 Introduction to Film
  • LIT 2413 Introduction to Literature
  • MUSIC 1013 Introduction to Music I
  • MUSIC 1103 Music and Culture
  • PHILO 1453 Introduction to Philosophy

Human, Cultural, & Social Diversity - 3

  • COMM 1313 Introduction to Public Speaking

Computer Proficiency - 3

Students must demonstrate computer proficiency (high school Computer Science course, SWOSU computer proficiency exam, or COMSC 1023 Computer & Info Access).

GE electives (from at least two different categories) - 40

  • TECH 1223 Technology & Society

For the minor program, refer to the Computer Science

minor in the Minor Programs of Study.

Computer Science Major/Minor

Required Courses - 21

COMSC 1033 Computer Science I

COMSC 1053 Computer Science II

COMSC 1103 Introduction to Information Security

COMSC 2043 Discrete Structures

COMSC 3053 Operating Systems

COMSC 3153 Data Comm. & Networks

COMSC 4953 CS/IS Capstone I

Approved Computer Science Electives - 15

1000/2000 Level Computer Science Electives (0-6)

3000/4000 Level Computer Science Electives (9-15)

Choose an option below - 18-24

Computer Science Option

Computer Science Core - 9

COMSC 2413 Data Structures

COMSC 3013 Computer Architecture

COMSC 3133 Software Engineering

Auxiliary Requirements† - 9-13

MATH 1834 Calculus I OR MATH 2823 Applied Calculus

MATH 3433 Statistics I OR MATH 3413 Statistical Methods

Any 3 or 4 hour Physics course OR

6 Hours from:

TECH 2813 Digital Devices

TECH 3143 Technical Presentations

TECH 3833 Communication Electronics

TECH 3843 Telecommunication

TECH 4813 Networks and Distributed Controls

TECH 4833 Microprocessors and Embedded Controls

† Auxiliary Requirements may have prerequisite course requirements. Please check the SWOSU Course Descriptions prior to enrollment.

Information Systems Option

Information Science Core - 12

COMSC 2603 Network Security

COMSC 3403 Database Systems

COMSC 3913 Web Development

COMSC 4513 Knowledge Management

Auxiliary Requirements† - 12

ENTRP 3113 Intro to MIS

ECONO 2463 Business Statistics OR MATH 3433 Statistics I OR MATH 3413 Statistical Methods

ENTRP 3823 Quantitative Methods in Business

TECH 3143 Technical Presentations

† Auxiliary Requirements may have prerequisite course requirements. Please check the SWOSU Course Descriptions prior to enrollment.

Electives to bring total to - 120

TOTAL HOURS - 120

REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO GRADUATION

Minimum credit hours for graduation - 120

Minimum credit hours in the liberal arts & sciences - 55

Minimum credit hours in upper-division (3000/4000 courses) - 40

Minimum credit hours (3000/4000 courses) in major completed at SWOSU - 12

Minimum credit hours at SWOSU (15 of the last 30) - 30

Minimum Grade Point Average in all coursework - 2.00

Minimum Grade Point Average in major - 2.00