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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Systems Track - Columbus State University


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Systems Track

For general degree requirements, see the D. Abbott Turner College of Business and Computer Science and the General Degree Requirements pages.

Area A Essential Skills                           Required Hours: 9
ENGL 1101 (with a grade of "C" or better)
ENGL 1102 (with a grade of "C" or better)
MATH 1113

Area B Institutional Options                   Required Hours: 4
COMM 1110
Select one of the following courses:
ITDS 1125/ITDS 2726/ITDS 2727/ITDS 2735/ITDS 2746/ITDS 2748/ITDS 2749/ITDS 27555
Select one of the following courses:
EURO 2105/LEAD 1705/LIBR 1105/POLS 2401/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/Foreign Language 1001, 1002, 2001, or 2002/Any Area C-E course with a study abroad component.
Note: the two extra hours may be used as electives.

Area C Humanities/Fine Arts                     Required Hours: 6
Select one of the following humanities courses:
ENGL 2111/ENGL 2112/ ITDS 1145*/ITDS 1155/PHIL 2010
Select one of the following fine arts courses:
ARTH 1100/ITDS 1145*/MUSC 1100/THEA 1100
*ITDS 1145, though listed under both humanities and fine arts, may be taken only once.

Area D Science/Math/Technology                Required Hours: 11
Select two lab science courses from below:
ASTR 1105/1305; BIOL 1215; BIOL 1225; CHEM 1151/1151L; CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1211/1211L; CHEM 1212/1212L; GEOL 1112/1112L; GEOL 1121; GEOL 1122/1322; GEOL 2225; ITDS 1215; PHYS 1111/1311; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 1125/1325; PHYS 2211/2311; PHYS 2212/2312
Take the following course:
MATH 1131 (one extra hour will be applied to Area F)

Area E Social Sciences                        Required Hours: 12
Select one course from the following two courses:
HIST 2111
HIST 2112
Take the following course:
POLS 1101
Select one behavioral science course from the following courses:
ECON 2105/ECON 2106/PHIL 2030/PSYC 1101/SOCI 1101
Select one world cultures course from the following courses:
ANTH 1105/ANTH 1107/ANTH 2105/ANTH 2136/ENGL 2136/GEOG 1101/HIST 1111/HIST 1112/ITDS 1146/ITDS 1156

Wellness Requirement                        Required Hours: 3
PHED 1205
Select any one PED course. 

Area F Courses Related to Major        Required Hours: 18
CPSC 1301 Computer Science 1
CPSC 1301L Computer Science 1 Lab
CPSC 1302 Computer Science 2
CPSC 2105 Computer Organization
CPSC 2108 Data Structures
MATH 1131 Calculus with Analytical Geometry 1 (1 hour from Area A or D)
MATH 1132 Calculus/Analytical Geometry 2

Area G Program Requirements          Required Hours: 46
CPSC 3121 Assembly Language Programming 1
CPSC 3125 Operating Systems
CPSC 3131 Database Systems 1
CPSC 3165 Professionalism in Computing
CPSC 3175 Object-Oriented Design
CPSC 4000 Baccalaureate Survey
CPSC 4175 Software Engineering
CPSC 4176 Senior Software Engineering Project
CPSC 5115 Algorithm Analysis and Design
CPSC 5128 Theory of Computing
CPSC 5135 Programming Languages
CPSC 5155 Computer Architecture
MATH 2125 Intro to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 5125 Discrete Mathematics
STAT 1127 Introductory Statistics
Take one lab science course from below:
CHEM 1152/1152L; CHEM 1212/1212L; GEOL 1122/1322; PHYS 1112/1312; PHYS 2212/2312 (This is the second course of a two-semester sequence in laboratory science.  Students must take appropriate prerequisite course as a part of their Area D requirement.)

Area H Program Electives                  Required Hours: 12
CPSC 3000 level or above

Area I General Electives Required Hours: 2

Total Hours Required: 123

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