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CS & Math Dual Degree

Computer Science & Mathematics 2016-2017(sample) Paradigm

This sample paradigm shows a normal 4 year progression towards a dual degree in computer science and mathematics. Some of the courses should be taken in this order due to prerequisite structures, others may be switched.

First Year Semester I Credits
CS 112 Computers in Problem Solving & Lab  4
ENG 111 English Composition I 3
MATH 131 Calculus I 3
Religious Studies Elective 3
Social Science or History Elective 1 3
CBU 101 Orientation 0
Total 16

First Year Semester II Credits
CS 172 & 172L Fundamentals of CS & Lab
ENG 112 English Composition II 3
ECE 250 Digital Design 3
MATH 132 Calculus II 3
PHYS 150 & 150L Physics I & Lab 4
Total 17

Second Year Semester I Credits
CS 234 & 234L Data Structures & Lab 4
MATH 231 Differential Equations 3
PHYS 251 & 251L Physics II & Lab 4
ECE 221 Circuits I 3
Religious Studies Elective 3
Total 17

Second Year Semester II Credits
CS 360 Object Oriented Design 3
MATH 232 Calculus III 3
ECE 251 & 251L Microprocessor Architecture & Lab 4
English Literature Elective 3
Social Science or History Elective 1 3
Total 16

Third Year Semester I Credits
CS 301 C Programming  3 
CS 471 Database Design 3
ECE 350 Systems Architecture
3
MATH 329 Applied Numerical Analysis
 3 
MATH 413 Complex Analysis 3
Total 15

Third Year Semester II Credits
CS 370 Operating Systems 3
CS 400 Internship 3
ECE 450 Computer Networks
3
MATH 405 Discrete Math 3
MATH 414 Real Analysis 3
Total 15

Fourth Year Semester I Credits
CS 481 Project I 1
MATH 121 Statistics
0
MATH 401 Linear Algebra 3
MATH 481 Math Seminar I 1
ECE Elective 3
MATH/CS elective 3
Philosophy Elective 2
3
Total 14

Fourth Year Semester II Credits
CS 482 Project II 3
CS 440 Algorithms 3
MATH 402 Abstract Algebra 3
MATH 482 Math Seminar II 2
MATH Elective 3
ECE Elective 3
Total 17

Total credits required for the degree are 127.
Transfer students must take at least one half of the required computer related courses numbered 300 or above at Christian Brothers University.
A single project can satisfy both Math 482 and CS 482 if the project has significant content in both mathematics and computer science.

1 Six hours of Social Sciences must be chosen to satisfy the General Education requirements.
2 The philosophy course must satisfy the moral values requirement