ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jul 23, 2019  
ARCHIVED 2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.

Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Liberal Studies Hours: 42

Liberal Studies Program Requirements 

Major Requirements

Major Requirements: 73 hours as follows

Pre-Computer Science Major Requirements (16 hours)

 A grade of C or higher is required for CS 150 and CS 151 as part of completing the prerequisites for the major.

Additional Required Computer Science and Mathematics Courses (39 hours)

In addition to the prerequisite courses, the following courses are required: A grade of C (2.0) or higher is requried for CS 351 and CS 253 to satisfy the requirements for the major.

Required Natural Science Courses: (12 hours)

Complete 12 hourse selected from the following courses or 8 hours from the following courses AND MATH 256 Calculus III Credits:(4)

Major Electives (6 hours)

Six additional hours of courses selected from Computer Science courses numbered above 250 (excluding CS 301 and CS 337) that are not required or from the courses listed below.  (Three hours of the Computer Science elective courses have to be at the 400 level.)

Additional Requirements

Students must complete all liberal studies requirements and general electives as needed to reach the total of 120 hours. At least 30 hours taken at WCU must be at the junior-senior level to meet one of the general university degree requirements. Visit the department’s website at to view the 8 semester curriculum guide.