Jun 19, 2018  
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.


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CIP Code: S191 (110701-01) †
Total Credit Hours: 120
Degree Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Career Opportunities: Cognitive Science - Human factors engineering, human-computer interface design.
Information Science - Business systems design and analysis, networking.
Scientific Computing - Medicine, security, forensics, E-commerce, biology, digital imaging.
Computer Engineering - Semiconductor design, robotics, control systems, operations research.
Video Game Design - Entertainment software industry, simulation, medical imaging.

General Education Core Curriculum


Core Curriculum  

Freshman Year


Note:


* On the third grade of "W", "D", "F" in any of these courses, the student will not be permitted to continue pursuing a major in computer science at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Electives


Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral courses. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

History (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of History courses.

Total: 32 Credits


Sophomore Year


Note:


* On the third grade of "W", "D", "F" in any of these courses, the student will not be permitted to continue pursuing a major in computer science at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Electives


English Literature (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Literature courses.

Natural Sciences (6 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Natural Science courses. Courses must be for science majors.

Concentration Elective (3 Credits)


Concentrations: Video Game Design and Development, Cognitive Science, Information Technology, Scientific Computing and Computer Engineering. A list of courses that satisfy concentration electives is available in the CMPS department.

Total: 29 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


Natural Sciences (4 Credits)


Choose from courses for science majors. The associated lab must also be taken.

Computer Science (3 Credits)


Choose from courses for CMPS majors.

Concentration Elective (3 Credits)


Concentrations: Video Game Design and Development, Cognitive Science, Information Technology, Scientific Computing and Computer Engineering. A list of courses that satisfy concentration electives is available in the CMPS department.

Total: 28 Credits


Senior Year


Electives


Fine Arts (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Fine Arts courses.

Elective (4 Credits)


Concentration (9 Credits)


Choose from both biological and physical sciences. All three courses must be courses for majors. At least two of these courses must be in a two-semester sequence with labs.

Computer Science (6 Credits)


Choose from courses for CMPS majors. Three of the six hours must be at the 400-level.

Social/Behavioral Sciences (3 Credits)


Choose from the General Education Core  list of Social/Behavioral courses. Three hours must be at the 200 level or above.

 

Total: 31 credits


Note:


† This program is accredited by the Computing Sciences Accreditation Board (CSAB/ABET). Students will be allowed to enter Upper Division if they have earned a grade of "C" or better in CMPS 261 . To qualify for graduation, a student must earn a grade of "C" or better in all CMPS, MATH, STAT, and EECE courses which are applied to the degree, as well as all concentration electives.

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