ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jun 02, 2020  
ARCHIVED 2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, BS

Total number of hours for the program: 120.

Liberal Studies (42 hours)

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 rquired for CS 351 and CS 253 to satisfy the requirements for the major.

Required Natural Science Courses: (12 hours)

Complete 12 hours selected from the following courses, or complete eight 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, and any required courses) or from the courses listed below.

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 eight-semester curriculum guide.