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Requirements in B.S. in Computer Technology

I. CORE REQUIREMENTS (33 to 37 semester hours)

COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
CTEC 114 Computing Tools and Environments 3
COSC 112 Computer Science I 4
COSC 113 Computer Science II 4
COSC 208 Discrete Structures 3
COSC 214 Data Structures & Algorithms 4
CTEC 214 Client Operating Systems 4
CTEC 222 UNIX Operating System 3
CTEC 226 Intro. to Database Development 3
CTEC 294 PC Architectures 3
CTEC 302 Computer Networking 3
CTEC 305 Server Administration 3
  • NOTE: COSC 190 may be substituted for COSC 112 & COSC 113.


  • II. COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM TRACKS (12-19 Semester Hours)
    • INTERNET TECHNOLOGY AND MULTIMEDIA: Required 8 or 9 semester hours CTEC program electives. For further detailed course information, click here.
    • COMPUTER NETWORKING & SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION : Required 15 semester hours CTEC program electives. For further detailed course information, click here
    • DATABASE DEVELOPMENT & ADMINSTRATION: Required 15 semester hours CTEC program electives. For further detailed course information, click here
    • COMPUTER AND NETWORK SECURITY: Required 9 semester hours CTEC program electives. For further detailed course information, click here
    III. ELECTIVES IN COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY (8-15 semester hours)
    • NOTE: The CTEC Program Track Courses together with the CTEC Program Electives must total at least 27 semester hours.
    A student in one track may take a CTEC or COSC course not required by their track as an elective, provided the student satisfies the prerequisite(s) for the selected course. Technical courses from other disciplines may be allowed with prior approval by the department chairperson.


    IV. REQUIRED MATHEMATICAL COURSES (7 semester hours)

    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    MATH 215 Elements of Calculus 4
    MATH 155 Intro to Probability & Statistics 3

    V. REQUIRED COURSES IN NATURAL LABORATORY SCIENCES (7-8 semester hours)

    Two courses from two different natural sciences. At least one course must have an associated laboratory experience. For example:

    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    BIOL - Biology Science -
    CHEM - Chemistry -
    PHSC - Physcial Science -
    PHYS - Physics -


    VI. REQUIRED ENGLISH COURSE (3 semester hours)

    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    ENGL 362 Technical Writing for Computer Science 3

    Note: Computer Technology majors must earn a grade of "C" or better in each course in areas I through VI above.



    VII. GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS (18 semester hours)

    English Composition (6 semester hours)
    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    ENGL 101 Expository Writing 3
    ENGL 102 Argument and Research 3


    Arts and Humanities (6 semester hours)
    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    COMM 101 Oral Communications 3
    Arts & Humanities Elective 3

    Choose from designated General Education courses in art, literature, modern languages, music, philosophy, and theater. (The Arts and Humanities Elective must be in a discipline other than COMM.)


    Social Sciences (6 semester hours)
    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    HIST 114 or 115 African American History 3
    Social Sciences Elective 3

    Choose from designated General Education courses in anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology, social work, sociology, or interdisciplinary social science. (The Social Sciences Elective must be in a discipline other than HIST.)

    NOTE: Science (7-8 semester hours), Mathematics (3 semester hours) , and Technology (3 semester hours) General Education Requirements are satisfied by required courses in areas I through V.

    Free General Education Electives (9 semester hours) are usually satisfied by courses in area I (Technology Category) and a prerequisite course in area IV (Mathematics Category). Additional Free General Education Electives, if needed, are chosen with Departmental advisement, from designated General Education courses in any category.



    VIII. INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS (6 semester hours)

    Freshman Seminar (3 semester hours)
    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    FRSE 101 Freshmen Seminar 3

    Freshmen Seminar (FRSE 101) is required for all entering freshmen and for all transfer students with fewer than 12 credits.


    Health and Wellness (3 semester hours)

    Choose one of the General Education courses designated for this category.

    COURSE NO TITLE CREDITS
    HEED 102 Life and Health 3
    HEED 200 Fundamentals of Sex Education 3
    IDIS 210 Contemporary Issues in Women's Health 3

    General Electives
    The remaining credits needed to make the total at least 120 should be chosen by the student in consultation with his/her advisor.

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