Computer Information Science (BAS)

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (baS)

Professional Studies
PRST 3301 - Lifelong Learning (S-L)

3

English

9

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

or

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts

3

History

6

Choose two:

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

HIST 2301 - World Civilization I

HIST 2302 - World Civilization II

Kinesiology

2

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.

Mathematics

3

Choose one:

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)
PHSC 1402 - Physical Science II

4

Religion

12

RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey

RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey

plus 6 additional RELI hours

  • If 30-59 total hours are transferred at the time of initial enrollment at DBU, 3 of the additional RELI hours will be waived.

  • If 60 or more total hours are transferred at the time of initial enrollment at DBU, 6 of the additional RELI hours will be waived. 

Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

6

POLS 2301 - American National Government

and select three additional credit hours from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

48

Computer Information Science Major

31

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)

or

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.

Concentration Requirement 

12

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.

Electives

Upper-Level

Lower or Upper-Level

11

18

For Inverted Degree students, all elective hours can be either lower- or upper-level.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED

120

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required, including 42 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.

Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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