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Computer Science

B.S. in Computer Science - Any Minor Option

The Any Minor Option requires a minimum of 44 hours of approved computer science courses. The difference is that the student may minor in any program available at Western.

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Starting from Fall 2012, students who wish to declare a 629 computer science major are initially designated as 629P - Computer Science (Prep). In order to be granted full admission into the 629 computer science major, a student must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Completion of CS 180, CS 181, and CS 280 with grades of C or better.
  • Submit a Change of Major form to change from 629P to a 629 major.

Pre-2011 Catalog

2011-2012, 2012-2013 Catalog: 44 Hour Requirements for Any Minor Option:

  1. All CS courses counting towards the CS program major must be completed with a C or better.
  2. Completion of the following CS core courses (35 hrs):
    • CS 180 Computer Science I (4 hrs)
    • CS 181 Computer Science II (4 hrs)
    • CS 251 Introduction to Database (3 hrs)
    • CS 280 Computer Science III (3 hrs)
    • CS 325 Computer Organization and Architecture (3 hrs)
    • CS 360 Software Engineering (3 hrs)
    • CS 380 Data Structures (3 hrs)
    • CS 382 Programming Languages (3 hrs)
    • CS 396 Intermediate Software Project (3 hrs)
    • CS 425 Operating Systems I (3 hrs)
    • CS 496 Senior Project and Professional Practice (3 hrs)
  3. Completion of an additional 9 hours of CS electives at the 200 level or above (excluding CS 226 and CS 257) including 3 hours at the 400 level and another 3 hours at the 300 level or higher. NOTE: At most 1.5 hours of credit for CS 239 may count towards the major. At most 3 hours of credit for CS 239 and 245 (only for languages for which credit is not received through another course) may count towards the major.
  4. Completion of any additional minor/major.
  5. Additional requirements include:
    • ENG 307 and MATH 136 and STAT 301 and PHIL 215

 Complete List of Academic Requirements and Regulations

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 Last Modified 9/24/14