Computer Information Science (BAS)
This Professional Studies Degree is designed to meet the special demands of adult learners.
credit hours (baS)
ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I
ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II
ENGL 2301 - World Literature I
ENGL 2302 - World Literature II
HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865
HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865
HIST 2301 - World Civilization I
HIST 2302 - World Civilization II
KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living
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 - College Algebra
MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis
MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry I
Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey
RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey
plus 6 additional RELI hours
Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
POLS 2301 - American National Government
and select three additional credit hours from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS
Computer Information Science Major
COSC 1405 - Foundations of Computer Science I
COSC 1408 - Foundations of Computer Science ll
COSC 2403 - Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
COSC 2306 - Data Structures and Introduction to Algorithms
COSC 3301 - Database Management Systems
COSC 3305 - Organization and Architecture
COSC 3306 - Networks and Telecommunication
COSC 4308 - Senior Project in Computer Science (S-L)
Upper-level elective in Computer Science
COSC 4402 - Software Engineering (S-L)
Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level.
The student must also complete a concentration consisting of 12 upper-level hours in a discipline other than Computer Information Science or Systems Technology and Information Management. 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.
Lower or Upper-Level
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED
*Inverted Option: Depending on the number of applicable transferred credit hours, a student may be able to use at least 24 technical/occupational credit hours or 24 credit hours in a specific field of study (e.g., credits earned from military transcripts and/or corporate training, etc.) as elective credits for an Inverted Degree. For accelerated students pursuing the inverted version of a program, 36 upper-level credit hours are not required. Minimum of 12 credit hours in major in residence at Dallas Baptist University, 9 credit hours of which must be upper-level. The final 6 undergraduate-level credit hours are fulfilled by the graduate-level "shared" courses. Students should coordinate with their academic advisor to determine if an inverted degree would be beneficial/applicable after all transcripts have been officially evaluated.
A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 36 upper-level credit hours.
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.
ACCELERATED DEGREES AVAILABLE
DBU also offers Accelerated Bachelor’s and Master’s degree program(s) for this degree available for qualifying undergraduate students. Refer to Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Program Requirements for additional information.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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