B.S. in Computer Science Curriculum

FRESHMAN YEAR

Units

1st Quarter

 

Computer Science 1—Freshman Computer Science Seminar2

1

Computer Science 31—Introduction to Computer Science I2

4

English Composition 3—English Composition, Rhetoric, and Language

5

Mathematics 31A—Differential and Integral Calculus1

4

2nd Quarter

 

Computer Science 32—Introduction to Computer Science II2

4

Mathematics 31B—Integration and Infinite Series1

4

Physics 1A—Mechanics1

5

3rd Quarter

 

Computer Science 33—Introduction to Computer Organization2

5

Mathematics 32A—Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 1B/4AL—Oscillations, Waves, Electric and Magnetic Fields/Mechanics Laboratory1

7

SOPHOMORE YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Computer Science 35L—Software Construction Laboratory2

2

Computer Science M51A or Electrical Engineering M16—Logic Design of Digital Systems2

4

Mathematics 32B—Calculus of Several Variables1

4

Physics 4BL—Electricity and Magnetism Laboratory1

2

2nd Quarter

 

Mathematics 33A—Linear Algebra and Applications1

4

Mathematics 61—Introduction to Discrete Structures1

4

Physics 1C—Electrodynamics, Optics, and Special Relativity1

5

HSSEAS Ethics Course

4

3rd Quarter

 

Computer Science 111—Operating Systems Principles2

5

Computer Science M152A or Electrical Engineering M116L—Introductory Digital Design Laboratory2

2

Mathematics 33B—Differential Equations1

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

JUNIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Computer Science 118—Computer Network Fundamentals2

4

Computer Science 180—Introduction to Algorithms and Complexity2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

4

Science and Technology Elective2

4

2nd Quarter

 

Computer Science 131—Programming Languages2

4

Computer Science M151B or Electrical Engineering M116C—Computer Systems Architecture2

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

Probability Elective1,4

4

3rd Quarter

 

Computer Science 181—Introduction to Formal Languages and Automata Theory2

4

Computer Science Elective2,4

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

Technical Breadth Course3

4

SENIOR YEAR

 

1st Quarter

 

Computer Science 130 (Software Engineering) or 152B (Digital Design Project Laboratory)2

4

Computer Science Elective2,4

4

HSSEAS GE Elective3

5

Science and Technology Elective2

4

2nd Quarter

 

Computer Science Electives (2)2,4

8

Technical Breadth Course3

4

3rd Quarter

 

Computer Science Elective2,4

4

Science and Technology Elective2

4

Technical Breadth Course3

4

TOTAL5

  1. Counts as Mathematics and Basic Sciences for ABET, total units Mathematics and Basic Sciences = 51.
  2. Counts as Engineering Concepts for ABET, total units Engineering Concepts = 83.
  3. Students should contact the Office of Academic and Student Affairs for approved lists in the categories of technical breadth and HSSEAS GE (see page 21 for details).
  4. See page 61 for a list of electives.
  5. Must complete a minimum of 180 units.

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