Computer Information Science
Course Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences
in Computer Information Science

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Semester Hours
Professional Studies  
  PRST 3301  Lifelong Learning (S-L)  
  ENGL 1301, 1302, and 2301 or 2302
Fine Arts
  FINE 1306
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived
  MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405 (eMAT Advising Tool is required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite).
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
  PHSC 1402
  RELI 1301 and 1302. (If hours transferred at time of initial enrollment at DBU do not equal 60 or more hours, additional religion hours will be required.)
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

POLS 2301 American National Government

An additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology

  Courses transferred, ACE approved military and/or corporate training, etc.
Computer Information Science Major

COSC 1405Foundations of Computer Science I
COSC 1408Foundations of Computer Science ll
COSC 2403Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
COSC 2306Data Structures
COSC 3301Database Management Systems
COSC 3305Organization and Architecture
COSC 3306Networks and Telecommunication
COSC 4308Senior Project in Computer Science  (S-L)

or Upper-level elective in Computer Science

COSC 4402   Software Engineering  (S-L)

Concentration Requirement
  The student must also complete a concentration consisting of 12 upper-level hours in a discipline other than Computer Information Science or Management Information Systems. This requirement may be satisfied by transfer credit hours. The concentration must be approved by the dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics or the dean of the College of Professional Studies.  

Other Requirements
  1. Minimum of 42 upper-level credit hours. (Exception: Inverted Degree Program)
  2. Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level.
  3. Minimum of 30 credit hours in residence at DBU.
  4. Completion of 30 of the last 36 credit hours in residence at Dallas Baptist University. Students must receive approval of the registrar prior to taking courses at any other college or university.
  5. Minimum of 120 credit hours to graduate.
  6. Satisfactory completion of all requirements on official degree plan.

Minimum GPA Required for Graduation from Dallas Baptist University

DBU requires a minimum institutional cumulative, major, and minor GPA of 2.0.

 (S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.



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