Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours including core courses in Computer Science, Computer Programming, Mathematics, Science and Liberal Arts. Elective courses from Computer Science and Engineering including Data Science, Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Mobile App Development, Game Development, Humanities/Social Sciences, and African-American Studies are also required. This program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,

EECS Curriculum Table 1 summarizes the required core and elective courses in each area. See a sample EE undergraduate curriculum (four-year plan) in EECS Curriculum Table 2. (Note: All Computer Science courses have been given the new prefix CSCI-to replace SYCS.)

(Please note that the electrical and computer engineering curriculum has been updated for Fall 2020. Please see updated curriculum for Fall 2020.)

See the Undergraduate Program Handbook (PDF) for more information.

For student enrollment prior to AY 2016-17, the following worksheets are still applicable:

Checklist 2015Excel spreadsheet

Checklist 2016Excel spreadsheet


Recent Computer Science Ph.D. Graduates Join Industry as Outstanding Researchers

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