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Computer Science - Full Stack Web Development Emphasis, B.S.

Requirements

Computer Science spans the range from theory through programming to cutting-edge development of computing solutions. Computer Scientists master the theory and practice of computing, and explore new and exciting ways to use computers. Systems like Google and Amazon are created by computer scientists.

Total Program Credits: 120

Matriculation Requirements:  
  1. Completion of CS 1400, CS 1410, CS 2300, and CS 2420 with a grade of C+ better.
  2. Completion of MATH 1210 and ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005 with a grade of C or better.  
  3. Each of CS 1400, CS 1410, CS 2300, CS 2420, MATH 1210, and (ENGL 1010 or ENGH 1005) cannot be taken more than twice to obtain the required grade.
  4. Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher.
General Education Requirements: 36 Credits
  ENGL 1010   Introduction to Academic Writing 3
or ENGH 1005  Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5)  
  ENGL 2010  Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research 3
  MATH 1210   Calculus I 1 5
American Institutions: Complete one of the following:  3
  HIST 2700   US History to 1877  (3)  
and HIST 2710   US History since 1877  (3)  
  HIST 1700   American Civilization  (3)  
  HIST 1740   US Economic History  (3)  
  POLS 1000   American Heritage  (3)  
  POLS 1100   American National Government  (3)  
Complete the following:   
  PHIL 2050   Ethics and Values 3
  HLTH 1100   Personal Health and Wellness  (2)  
or PES 1097   Fitness for Life 2
Distribution Courses:   
  COMM 1020   Public Speaking 1 2
and COMM 1025   Public Speaking Lab 1 1
  COMM 2110   Interpersonal Communication 1 3
  Fine Arts Distribution (choose from list)  3
  Biology (choose from list)  3
  PHYS 2210   Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 1 4
and PHYS 2215   Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1 1
  Additional GE to be completed in the core.
Discipline Core Requirements:   54 Credits
Complete one of the following additional GE course/lab combinations: 5
  BIOL 1610   College Biology I  (4)  
and BIOL 1615   College Biology I Laboratory  (1)  
or CHEM 1210   Principles of Chemistry I  (4)  
and CHEM 1215   Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory  (1)  
or PHYS 2020   College Physics II (4)  
and PHYS 2025   College Physics II Lab  (1)  
or PHYS 2220   Physics for Scientists and Engineers II (4)  
and PHYS 2225   Physics for Scientists and Engineers II Lab  (1)  
or GEO 1010   Introduction to Geology  (3)  
and GEO 1015   Introduction to Geology Laboratory  (1)  
and GEO 202R   Science Excursion  (1)  
  Minimum grade of C- required in these courses.   
  CS 1400   Fundamentals of Programming 3
  CS 1410   Object-Oriented Programming 3
  CS 2300   Discrete Mathematical Structures I 3
  CS 2370   C plus plus Programming WE 3
  CS 2420   Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures 3
  CS 2550   Web Programming I 3
  CS 2600   Computer Networks I 3
  CS 2690   Computer Networks II 3
  CS 2810   Computer Organization and Architecture 3
  CS 305G   Global Social and Ethical Issues in Computing 3
  CS 3060   Operating Systems Theory 3
  CS 3240   Discrete Mathematical Structures II 3
  CS 3100 Data Privacy and Security 3
  CS 3320   Numerical Software Development 3
  CS 3520   Database Theory 3
  CS 496R Senior Seminar (1 credit required for graduation) 1
  ECE 3710   Applied Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists 3
Emphasis Requirements:   30 Credits
Minimum grade of C- required in these courses.   
  CS  2450   Software Engineering 3
  CS  3250   Java Software Development  3
or CS  3260   CsharpNET Software Development (3)  
or CS 3370   C plus plus Software Development  (3)  
  CS  3380   JavaScript Software Development 3
  CS  3410   Human Factors in Software Development 3
  CS  3660   Web Programming II 3
  CS  3680   Mobile Device Programming 3
  CS  4660   NoSQL Database Development 3
  CS  4690   Distributed Internet Application Development 3
  CS  4880   Cloud Computing 3
  CS  4900   Full Stack Web Senior Capstone 3

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 120 semester credits, with a minimum of 40 upper-division credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of 2.0 or above. Must have a minimum grade of C- with a combined GPA of 2.5 or higher in all discipline core and emphasis requirements and the General Education requirements marked with aa footnote..
  3. Residency hours -- minimum of 30 credit hours through course attendance at UVU. 10 of these hours must be within the last 45 hours earned. At least 12 of the credit hours earned in residence must be in approved CSE Department courses.
  4. All transfer credit must be approved in writing by UVU.
  5. No more than 80 semester hours and no more than 20 hours in CS type courses of transfer credit from a two-year college.
  6. No more than 30 semester hours may be earned through independent study and/or extension classes.
  7. Successful completion of at least one Global/Intercultural course.
Footnote
1 Minimum grade required (see Graduation Requirements)

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
CS 1400 Fundamentals of Programming 3
ENGL 1010 Introduction to Writing 3
MATH 1210 Calculus I 5
GE Choose from American Institutions distribution list 3
  Semester total: 14
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 1410 Object-Oriented Programming 3
CS 2810 Computer Organization and Architecture 3
ENGL 2010 Intermediate Writing 3
GE Choose from Biology Distribution list 3
GE Choose from Fine Arts Distribution List 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 2300 Discrete Mathematical Structures I 3
CS 2420 Introduction to Algorithms and Data Structures 3
CS 2550 Web Programming I 3
GE Choose from HLTH 1100 or PES 1097 2
PHYS 2210 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I 4
PHYS 2215 Physics for Scientists and Engineers I Lab 1
  Semester total: 16
Notes: Matriculation based on minimum grade of C+ in CS 1400, CS 1410, CS 2420, and CS 2300; C in Math 1210, ENGL 1010  
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 2370 C plus plus Programming WE 3
CS 2600 Computer Networks I 3
CS 3380 Java Script Development 3
GE Third Science 5
  Semester total: 14
Notes:  Third Science: Complete one of the following course/lab combinations:
BIOL 1610 & 1615 College Biology I & Lab (5)
CHEM 1210 & 1215 Principles of Chemistry I & Lab (5)
GEO 1010 & 1015 & 202R Introduction to Geology & Lab & Science Excursion (5)
PHYS 2020 & 2025 College Physics II & Lab (5)                                                                                                    PHYS 2220 & 2225 Physics for Scientists & Engineers II & Lab (5)
Semester 5 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 2450 Software Engineering 3
CS 2690 Computer Networks II 3
CS 3410 Human Factors in Software Development 3
CS 3660 Web Programming II 3
CS 3250   Java Software Development  3
or    3260   or C#.NET Software Development   
or    3370 or C plus plus Software Development  
  Semester total: 15
Semester 6 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 3060 Operating Systems Theory 3
CS 3240 Discrete Mathematical Structures II 3
CS 3320 Numerical Software Development 3
CS 3520  Database Theory 3
CS 305G Global Social & Ethical Issues in Computing 3
  Semester total: 15
Semester 7 Course Title Credit Hours
CS 3100  Data Privacy and Security 3
CS 3680 Mobile Device Programming 3
CS 4660 NoSQL Database Development 3
CS 4690 Distributed Internet Application Development 3
CS 496R Senior Seminar 1
COMM 1020 Public Speaking 2
and COMM 1025  Public Speaking Lab 1
  Semester total: 16
Semester 8 Course Title Credit Hours
ECE 3710 Applied Probability & Statistics for Engineers & Scientists 3
CS 4880 Cloud Computing 3
CS 4900 Full Stack Web Senior Capstone 3
COMM 2110 Interpersonal Communication 3
Phil 2050 Ethics and Values 3
  Semester total: 15
Note:  Complete CS Exit Survey  
  Degree total: 120

Department

Computer Science

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