Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (8-12 Computer Science Certification)

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Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120-124  
Major: 42 sch    Minor: 20 sch

COMPSCI.BS     CIP Code: 11.0101.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total Semester Credit Hours42

Courses Required for Major 

CSCI 1423Programming Fundamentals I3
CSCI 2443Computer Organization and Machine Language3
CSCI 2493Programming Fundamentals II3
CSCI 3013Applied Computational Thinking3
CSCI 3053Data Structures3
CSCI 3413Software Engineering3
CSCI 3423Data Base Management3
CSCI 3443Digital Logic and Computer Architecture3
CSCI 3613Introduction to Algorithms3
CSCI 4313Networking and Data Communication3
Computer Science Electives
Select 12 additional semester credit hours in computer science to be selected with a computer science advisor.12
Other Requirements ( "C" or higher required)
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology2
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
FS 3513Childhood and Adolescence3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
MATH 3013Discrete Mathematics3
MATH 3073Matrix Methods3
or MATH 4013 Probability and Statistics
Minor - Teaching
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDUC 4226Student Teaching: Computer Science6
Total Semester Credit Hours82

All students must complete 3 semester credit hours in approved Global Perspective courses (graduation requirement).

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
Life/Physical Science Core3
CSCI 1423Programming Fundamentals I COSC 1336, COSC 14363
MATH 1313Elementary Analysis II MATH 13163
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
 Semester Credit Hours 16
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
CSCI 2493Programming Fundamentals II COSC 1337, COSC 14373
MATH 2014Calculus I MATH 2413, MATH 23134
Creative Arts Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Second Year
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
CSCI 3053Data Structures 3
CSCI 3423Data Base Management 3
CSCI 3002Advanced Computing Technology 2
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 14
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
CSCI 2443Computer Organization and Machine Language COSC 1319, COSC 23253
CSCI 3013Applied Computational Thinking 3
Life/Physical Science Core3
Social/Behavioral Sciences Core3
 Semester Credit Hours 15
Third Year
CSCI 3443Digital Logic and Computer Architecture 3
CSCI Elective (Major)3
CSCI Elective (Major)3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities 3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society EDUC 13013
 Semester Credit Hours 15
CSCI 3413Software Engineering 3
CSCI 3613Introduction to Algorithms 3
MATH 3013Discrete Mathematics 3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development 3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration 2
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum 3
MATH 2053 (Recommended for Global Perspective Requirement)Women and Minorities in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science 3
 Semester Credit Hours 20
Fourth Year
CSCI elective (Major)3
CSCI elective (Major)3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment 3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management 3
CSCI 4313Networking and Data Communication 3
MATH 3073Matrix Methods 3
 Semester Credit Hours 18
EDUC 4126Student Teaching: Mathematics 6
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) satisfies global perspectives graduation requirement.