Sep 16, 2019  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin

Computer Science BS Degree Requirements (124 hours)


Degree Plan (CSSBS)


General Education Curriculum


GEC 01. Written Communication (6 hours)


GEC 02. Natural Science (8-10 hours minimum)


Select 2 courses with labs♦:

GEC 03. Humanities (9 hours)


GEC 06. Mathematics (3 hours)


Select 1 course:

GEC 07. Writing-Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 08. Speaking Intensive Requirement (Major Area)


GEC 09. Capstone Requirement (Major Area)


Note:


*This course satisfies both the GEC requirement and a program requirement for this major.

**This particular GEC course is recommended by this major.

***This course does not satisfy prerequisites for any other math course.

◊ GEC restrictions apply; see here .

GEC 07 - GEC 09 courses are specific to this major.

For full description of the GEC, see here .

Program Curriculum


A minimum of 42 hours of CSC-prefix courses must be completed.

DEG 03. Electives


Choose electives as needed. (See Hours to Degree below.)

Note:


♦ Calculus is required for this major. Students may enter MAT 167 directly if Math ACT sub score is 26 or higher. If Math ACT sub score is 24-25, MAT 103 must be completed. If Math ACT sub score is less than 24, MAT 101 and MAT 103 must be completed.

Note:


Science Sequence Options: BSC 110 /BSC 110L  and BSC 111 /BSC 111L  or CHE 106 /CHE 106L  and CHE 107 /CHE 107L  or GLY 101 /GLY 101L  and GLY 103 /GLY 103L  or PHY 111 /PHY 111L  and PHY 112 /PHY 112L  or PHY 201 /PHY 201L  and PHY 202 /PHY 202L  

Hours to Degree


124 hours are needed to graduate with a BS in Computer Science. At least 50 percent of the hours applied to a degree at The University of Southern Mississippi must be earned from a senior college, and 45 of these hours must be in courses numbered 300 or above. The student must earn at least 21 of the last 30 hours of course work and at least 12 hours in the major area of study from Southern Miss. See Residence Hour Requirements  for more information.