Computer Science Major Requirements

All majors are required to complete successfully the six foundation courses: plus plus two additional units of computer science courses.

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department may waive one or more of the foundation course requirements for students with advanced high school computer science preparation.

The following two mathematics cognates are also required:

plus one mathematics cognate from
  • Students are encouraged to elect cognates in a specific field of interest in consultation with their advisors. Possible cognate areas include, but are not limited to, mathematics, physics, philosophy, psychology, and economics.
  • All computer science courses must be taken for a numerical grade, except those offered only on a credit/no credit basis.
  • Students majoring in computer science are expected to attend all departmental colloquia.
  • Students majoring in computer science are expected to furnish the department with information about their course work and activities related to the department. The department will use this information when nominating students for awards, scholarships, and membership in professional societies, and as the basis for letters of recommendation. Students are encouraged to include this information on their personal Web pages or to develop a portfolio Web page for activities realted to their major.

See the registrar's page for for a printable page of academic information.

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