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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Computer Science: Information Security and Assurance, 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 lab 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)


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


Two additional natural sciences courses including one 1-semester laboratory science course (7 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.

Showcase/Suggested Plan of Study


 

Please see the Courses  section of this catalog for complete course descriptions.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
CPSC 1100 4 CPSC 1110 4
MATH 1910/1911 4 MATH 1920/1921 4
ENGL 1010 3 ENGL 1020 3
Natural Science 4 Natural Science 4
CRMJ 1100 3 Cultures and Civilizations 3
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Sophomore Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
CPSC 2800 3 CPSC 2100 3
CPEN 3700 4 CPSC 3000-4000 level elective 4
CPSC 3600 3 MATH 2200 3
Natural Science 4 Natural Science 3

  Cultures and Civilizations 3
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Junior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
CPSC 3000-4000 level elective 3 CPSC 3200 3
CPSC 3610 (Humanities) 3 MATH 3100 or ENGR 2220 3
MATH 2030 3 CPSC ISA Elective 3
CPSC 3220 3 CPSC 4600 3
CPSC 4550
3 Fine Arts 3
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Senior Year

Fall Semester: Hrs Spring Semester: Hrs
CPSC 4620 3 CPSC 4670 3
CPSC 4900 3 CPSC 4910 3
CPEN 4700 3 Cultures and Civilizations 3
CPSC ISA Elective 3 Behavioral and Social Sciences 3
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