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2016-2017 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
2016-2017 Governors State University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.

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The undergraduate major in Computer Science, offered through the College of Arts and Sciences , provides a balance between theoretical and applied study and is intended for students who are primarily interested in the application of computers and information technology to problem-solving. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for positions in business and industry, in local, state, and federal government agencies, and in research and technical organizations as programmers, network professionals, database professionals, systems analysts, systems designers, information security professionals, and software engineers. The curriculum also prepares students for graduate work in computer science and other relevant fields.

Degree Requirements

Students must meet all university requirements for a bachelor’s degree.

In addition, students must complete the following course work with a grade of “C” or better: CPSC-2100 , CPSC-3310 , CPSC-3148 , CPSC-4190 , and CPSC-4205 .

General Education Requirement (38-41 Hours)

The following courses must be taken to meet major and general education requirements:

Advanced Selective Courses (27 Hours)

Electives (16-23 Hours)

Total - 120 Hours

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