Western Kentucky University

Pre 2011 Catalog

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Pre-2011 Catalog:

All CS courses counting toward the CS program major must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Systems/Scientific Applications Concentration

  1. Completion of the CS core courses (30.5 credit hrs.)
  2. Completion of any other four 400-level CS courses other than CS 405, CS 406
  3. An 18 credit hour minor in mathematics (reference number 417) including MATH 126, 227, 307, 310 and STAT 301
  4. ENG 307 Technical Writing
  5. One year of a laboratory science (designed for Science/Engineering majors)
  6. Two additional one-semester science courses (designed for Science/Engineering majors).

Any Minor Option

  1. Completion of the CS core courses (30.5 credit hours)
  2. Completion of an additional 10.5 hours of CS electives, including 3 hours at the 400 level and another 3 hours at the 300 level or higher.
  3. Completion of any additional minor/major.
  4. MATH 126 and ENG 307

Specialty Concentration

  1. Completion of the CS core courses (30.5 credit hours).
  2. Completion of CS 443, Database Management, and CS 450, Computer Networks.
  3. An additional 18 hours of specialty courses, developed in consultation with a CS advisor, not used elsewhere on the degree form (not counting towards Gen ED or meeting requirements for a CS major, a minor or a second major), 9 hours of which are at the 300 level or above.
  4. Completion of an additional 10.5 hours of CS electives, including 3 hours at the 300 level or higher and another 3 hours at the 400 level or higher.
  5. MATH 126 and ENG 307.

Minor in Computer Science

The following 19 credit-hour program leads to a minor in computer science (reference number 341). All CS courses counting toward the CS program minor must be completed with a grade of "C" or better:

  1. Completion of the following 10 credit hours: CS 240, 241, 244 and 338.
  2. Coompletion of at least 9 hours of additional CS classes at the 200-level or above. At least three of these nine hours must be at the 400-level (exclusive of CS 405). At least six of these nine hours must be at the 300-level or above.
  3. Completion of at least one calculus course from the following: MATH 119, MATH 122 or MATH 126.
 Last Modified 7/22/13