The major in computer studies is an applications-oriented program. The emphasis of study in this program is on mastering the computer as a productivity tool. Graduates of this program will be prepared for entry into a variety of positions in business and industry with a sound foundation for future advancement based on technical competence, liberal education and effective communication skills.
Majors in computer studies will find courses in mathematics or business are good selections to complement their program of study.
Program Requirements (120 Credit Hours)
A Bachelor of Arts degree is awarded in Computer Studies
Forty-four (44) credit hours consisting of the following:
CMPSC 112 Survey of Computer Science (3) CMPSC 201 Visual BASIC Programming (4) CMPSC 205 Productivity Applications (3) CMPSC 206 World Wide Web Applications I (3) CMPSC 235 Systems Analysis and Design (3) CMPSC 255 Fundamentals of Computer Networking (3) CMPSC 256 Operating Systems for the Practitioner (3) CMPSC 306 World Wide Web Applications II (3) CMPSC 309 Issues in Computing (3) CMPSC 321 Relational Database Theory and Design (4) CMPSC 395 Computer Studies Capstone (3)
- PLUS at least nine credit hours (typically 3 courses) offered by the department at the
200-level or above.
A grade of C or better is required in all courses counting towards the major.
Electives to complete 120 credit hours.
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