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2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.


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CIP Code: S191 (110701-01) †
Total Credit Hours: 121
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.

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


BHSC (3 Credits)


To be chosen from ANTH, GEOG, ECON, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI. At least 3 hours of Behavioral Science must be at the 200-level or above.

Selection may depend on concentration.

HIST (3 Credits)


Total: 31 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


ARTS (3 Credits)


To be chosen from DANC, MUS, THEA, or VIAR, ARCH or DSGN.

LIT (3 Credits)


Any course in ENGL or MODL that focuses on literary texts.

SCI (8 Credits)


Selection may depend on concentration.

Must include 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.

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: 31 Credits


Junior Year


Electives


SCI (3 Credits)


Selection may depend on concentration.

Must include 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.

CMPS (3 Credits)


Must be a CMPS course for 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: 31 Credits


Senior Year


Required Courses


Electives


Elective (3 Credits)


Concentration (9 Credits)


Must include 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.

CMPS (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.

BHSC (3 Credits)


To be chosen from ANTH, GEOG, ECON, POLS, PSYC, or SOCI. At least 3 hours of Behavioral Science must be at the 200-level or above.

Must be a CMPS course for majors.

Total: 28 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  and MATH 301 . 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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