BA Computer Science
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Computer Science
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
ANTH 2233 or GEOG 2613 or HIST 1013 or HIST 1023 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or Intro to Geography or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 3 X   BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X
CS 2173 and CS 2171 Intro to Programming and Lab 4     BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X
ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213 Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology 3 X   CS 2183 and CS 2181 Structured Programming and Lab 4  
MATH 1054 Precalculus 4 X   MATH 2183 Discrete Structures 3  
          HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103 US to 1876 or US Since 1876 or Intro to US Government 3 X
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
PHIL 1103 Intro to Philosophy 3 X   ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 Intro to Lit I or Intro to Lit II 3 X
HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213 or ECON 2313 or 2333 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts (select course not previously taken) 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or POSC 2103 or 1003 or PSY 2013 or SOC 2213 or ECON 2313 or 2333 US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Intro to US Government or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts (select course not previously taken) 3 X
MATH 2204 Calculus I 4     CS 3363 Data Structures 3  
Foreign Language   3     Foreign Language   3  
CS 2193 and CS 2191 Object Oriented Programming and Lab 4     STAT 3233 Applied Statistics 3  
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   15  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ART or MUS or THEA 2503 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre 3 X   GE Enhancement See adviser 3 X
PHYS 2054 General Physics I 4 X   PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X
CS 3453 Operating Systems 3     CS Elective See adviser 3  
CS 4463 Computer Networks 3     ART or MUS or THEA 2503 or ENG 2003 or 2013 Fine Arts Visual or Musical or Theatre or Intro to Lit I or Intro to Lit II 3  
Foreign Language   3     Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3  
          Foreign Language   3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   17  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CS 4523 Software Engineering I 3     CS 4533 Software Engineering II 3  
CS 4373 Database Systems 3     PHIL 3723 Computers/Ethics/Society 3  
CS Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3     CS Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3  
Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3     Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3  
Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3     Elective 3000/4000 See adviser 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 45     Total Degree Hours 124  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
124 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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