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Computer Science - Computer Engineering Emphasis, A.A.S.

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Requirements

The program introduces the student to a wide range of computer systems hardware, software, device drivers and peripheral devices.

Total Program Credits: 63

General Education Requirements: 13 Credits
  A minimum of 16 credits of General Education requirements are required for graduation. Not all GE requirements are listed in this section (see Specialty Core requirements for more details).  
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  HUMANITIES/FINE ARTS/FOREIGN LANGUAGE1 3
  COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication (Minimum grade of C- required) 3
  BIOLOGY  3
or PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I (4) (Minimum grade of C- required)  
  PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH/SAFETY OR ENVIRONMENT 2 1
Discipline Core Requirements:   9 Credits
Complete the following:  
  CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming (Minimum grade of C- required) 3
  CS 2600 Computer Networks I (Minimum grade of C- required) 3
  CS 2810 Computer Organization and Architecture (Minimum grade of C- required) 3
Emphasis Requirements:   32 Credits
Complete the following (minimum grade of C- required):  
  ECE 1000 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering 3
  ECE 2250 Circuit Theory 3
  ECE 2255 Circuit Theory Lab 1
  ECE 2700 Digital Design I 3
  IT 1510 Introduction to System Administration--Linux/UNIX 3
  MATH 1210 Calculus I (fulfills GE requirement) 4
  CS 1410 Object-Oriented Programming 3
  CS 2370 C plus plus Programmin WE 3
  CS 2420 Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures 3
  ECE 2705 Digital Design I Lab 1
  PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II PP 4
  PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1
Emphasis Electives Requirements:   9 Credits
Complete 6 credits from the following courses (minimum grade of C- required): 6
  CS 2300 Discrete Mathematical Structures I (3)  
  CS 2450 Software Engineering (3)  
  CS 2550 Web Programming I (3)  
  MATH 1220 Calculus II (4)  
  Complete 3 credits of any CS or ECE course 1000 or higher. 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 63 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 (C) or above.
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 20 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.
Footnote:
1 COMM 1020 recommended
2 HLTH 1100 or EXSC1097 recommended

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 Introduction to Academic Writing or Literacies and Composition Across Context 3
MATH 1210 Calculus I 4
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communications 3
  Biology or Phsyical Science Distribution 3
CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
  PE/Health (HLTH 1100 Recommended) 1
CS 1410 Object Oriented Programming 3
CS 2810 Computer Organization &Architecture 3
ECE 1000 Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering 3
PHYS 2220 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II PP 4
PHYS 2225 Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab 1
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 2370 C Plus Plus Programming WE 3
CS 2420 Introduction to Algorithms & Data Structures 3
CS 2600 Computer Networks I 3
ECE 2700 Digital Design I 3
ECE 2705 Digital Design I Lab 1
CS/ECE Elective Choose from CS/ECE Electives list 3
  Semester total: 16
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
  Humanities or Fine Arts (COMM 1020 recommended) 3
ECE 2250 Circuit Theory 3
ECE 2255 Circuit Theory Lab 1
IT 1510 Introduction to Systems Administration Linux/UNIX 3
CS/ECE Elective Choose from CS/ECE Electives list 3
CS/ECE Elective Choose from CS/ECE Electives list 3
  Semester total: 16
  Degree total: 63

Department

Computer Science

The Computer Science department is in the   Scott M. Smith College of Engineering. To find the most up-to-date information from the Computer Science department, visit their website.

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