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2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, Related Discipline Concentration, B.S.

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The computer science program is designed to enable the student to gain knowledge of computer science and to apply this knowledge to an application area. Students will be proficient in developing computer software to solve problems in a number of contexts.

The computer science B.S. degree program and its concentrations are accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org, placing Shippensburg University among 30 Pennsylvania colleges and universities that have accredited ABET programs and one of 10 that include computer science programs.

Related Discipline Concentration

  • 2 CSC/SWE/CMPE/ELEC Electives at the 300 level or above
  • Major/Minor in other discipline

*No electives can overlap with your other major/minor

Course Sequencing

A typical first year sequence for all computer science majors is given below:

Semester II


*Students unable to begin with MAT 211 - Calculus I  may be required to take MAT 175 - Precalculus Credits: 3 .

Students who wish to design a personalized concentration may do so with the help of their advisor. The advisor will then submit the request to the department for approval. The student’s course of study must be approved by the department in writing.

The department maintains a suggested sequence for scheduling the courses required in the core and by the various pre-approved concentrations. To ensure graduating in four years, each student should take the courses in the semesters indicated on the departmental list. The list will be available to students during scheduling.

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