Computer Science B.S.

A Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Computer Science requires the completion of the Elon Core Curriculum as well as the Major Requirements listed below.

Major Requirements:

Required courses: 32 sh

CSC 1300COMPUTER SCIENCE I

4 sh

CSC 2300COMPUTER SCIENCE II

4 sh

CSC 2044ORGANIZATION AND ARCHITECTURE

4 sh

CSC 3211DATABASE SYSTEMS

4 sh

CSC 3300ALGORITHM ANALYSIS

4 sh

CSC 3320PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES

CSC 335

CSC 3360COMPUTER AND NETWORK SECURITY

4 sh

MTH 2410DISCRETE STRUCTURES

4 sh

CSC 0070SENIOR COMPREHENSIVE EVALUATION

0

Choose one course from the following: 4 sh

MTH 2310LINEAR ALGEBRA

4 sh

MTH 2510CALCULUS II

4 sh

STS 2120STATISTICS IN APPLICATION

4 sh

STS 2130SURVEY SAMPLING METHODS

4 sh

STS 2320STATISTICAL MODELING

4 sh

STS 2560APPLIED NONPARAMETRIC STATISTICS

4 sh

STS 3250DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTS

4 sh

STS 3270STATISTICAL COMPUTING FOR DATA MANAGEMENT

4 sh

Select one course beyond core math requirement: 4 sh

Probability/Statistics: If core math requirement was MTH 151, then

STS 1100INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICAL REASONING

4 sh

or a probability and/or statistics course

OR

Quantitative Analysis: If core math requirement was STS 110, then

MTH 1510CALCULUS I

4 sh

Choose four 300-400 level CSC elective courses: 16 sh

A maximum total of 4sh of CSC 481 may count among these electives.

Choose two courses (or course/lab pairings) from the following: 8 sh

BIO 1112INTRODUCTORY CELL BIOLOGY

3 sh

BIO 1113CELL BIOLOGY LABORATORY

1 sh

BIO 2512INTRODUCTORY POPULATION BIOLOGY

3 sh

BIO 2513POPULATION BIOLOGY LABORATORY

1 sh

CHM 1110GENERAL CHEMISTRY I with LAB

4 sh

CHM 1120GENERAL CHEMISTRY II with LAB

4 sh

PHY 2210UNIVERSITY PHYSICS I

4 sh

PHY 2220UNIVERSITY PHYSICS II

4 sh

Total Credit Hours: 64

Program Outcomes

Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.

Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component or program to meet desired needs.

Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.

Apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline.

Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.

Communicate effectively with a broad range of audiences.

Use current technologies, skills and tools necessary for computing practice.

Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.

Articulate professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities.

Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society.

Recognize the need for and the ability to engage in continuing professional development.

Total Credit Hours: 64

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