Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    Jun 21, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science (ID), B.S.

Requirements for the ID Major:

8 computer science courses: five core + three electives. Plus the capstone project sequence. MTH 197  is also required.

Three electives:

ID majors choose three distinct courses numbered 110 or higher, two of which must be numbered 300 or higher.

Capstone project sequence

In the capstone sequence students engage in either independent or guided research in computer science. Note that the guided research option is not offered in all years.

Independent research option:

Guided research option:

Requirements for Honors in Computer Science

Candidates for honors in computer science must have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.3, a minimum grade point average of 3.3 in the major with at least 3 grades of A- or better in full credit CSC courses numbered 100 or above, a grade of at least A- for CSC 499  or IDM 499 , and must present the senior project at the Steinmetz Symposium.

Course Selection Guidelines

Placement: A score of 4 or 5 on the AP Computer Science “A” exam will count as having satisfied one of the introductory courses (CSC 103 , CSC 104 , CSC 105 , CSC 106 , CSC 107 , CSC 108  ). A score of 4 or 5 on the AP Computer Science Principles exam will count as having satisfied a 100-level elective.