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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Computer Science: Scientific Applications, B.S.

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Admission to the Computer Science Program

Students entering UTC who intend to major in Computer Science should be enrolled as pre-majors. For admission to the Computer Science program, pre-majors must have completed Mathematics 1720 and Computer Science 1100 with minimum grades of C. Only after meeting the course completion requirements or obtaining a written waiver from the Computer Science and Engineering department head will students be allowed to change their major to any of the Computer Science concentrations.

General Education

(see General Education Requirements  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Composition: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and composition

Natural Sciences: (8 hours)

  • One 2-semester laboratory science sequence chosen from the list of approved natural science laboratory courses

Humanities and Fine Arts: (6 hours)

Cultures and Civilizations: (9 hours total)

  • Option A: Western Humanities I and II and Non-Western Cultures and Civilizations or
  • Option B: World Civilization I, II, III

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses

9 hours 3000-4000 level courses with one from each category:

Two additional natural science laboratory courses (8 hours)

6 hours 3000-4000 level science, mathematics or engineering courses

Additional Information and Notes

All majors must attain a minimum grade of C in all computer science core courses as a condition for graduation.

2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Electives to complete 120 hours.

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

*Also satisfies requirements in the major.

#Also satisfies general education requirements.

ClearPath Showcase

ClearPath Showcases provide students with an opportunity to see program requirements defined in a semester-by-semester format. The ClearPath Showcases also provide students with important tips, pointers, and suggestions for staying on track with progress toward the degree. Students should also meet regularly with their academic advisor.

Click on the link below for a printable ClearPath Showcase for your academic program:

Computer Science: Scientific Applications, B.S.



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