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  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Computer Science: Software Systems, 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 Certified General Education Courses  for list of approved courses)

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)


  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)


  •  Complete one approved course in each subcategory

Historical Understanding (3 hours)


Literature (3 hours)


Thought, Values and Beliefs (3 hours)


Visual and Performing Arts (3 hours)


Natural Sciences: (8 hours)


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

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)


Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)


  • One approved non-western culture course

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


Two additional laboratory science courses (8 hours)


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.

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