BS Computer Science
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Science
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.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   A minimum of 124 credit hours, of which 45 hours must be upper division credit (3000-4000 level), is required for this degree (developmental courses are excluded).   Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.
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 1013 Biology of the Cell 3 X
CS 2183 and CS 2181 Structured Programming and Lab 4     BIOL 1011 Biology of the Cell Lab 1 X
Foreign Language   3     CS 2193 and CS 2191 Object-Oriented Programming and Lab 4  
MATH 1054 Precalculus 4     MATH 2183 Discrete Structures 3  
          Foreign Language   3  
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
MATH 2204 Calculus I 4 X   PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X
ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit I or Intro to Lit II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X   CS 3543 Programming Languages 3  
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 2214 Calculus II 4  
CS 3363 Data Structures 3     Science Elective   4  
EE 3333   3            
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   13  
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 Advisor 3 X
PHYS 2054 General Physics I 4 X   CS 3383 Computer Architecture 3  
CS 3333 Assembly Language Programming 3     CS Elective   3  
CS 3453 Operating Systems 3     PHYS 2064 General Physics II 4  
MATH 3254 Calculus III 4     Elective 3000/4000   2  
Total Hours   17     Total Hours   15  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
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
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 X   CS 4533 Software Engineering II 3  
CS 4523 Software Engineering II 3     CS Elective 3000/4000 See advisor 3  
STAT 4453 Probability and Statistics I 3     CS Elective 3000/4000 See advisor 3  
CS Elective 3000/4000   3     PHIL 3723 Computers/Ethics/Society 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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