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Number of Credits and GPA

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Digital Audio degree program requires completion of 143 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. The program usually spans eight semesters of 15 weeks each, or four academic years. Students must receive special permission in writing from their academic advisor to take more than 20 credits in either of their first two semesters. See the sample course sequence for more information.

Grade Requirements

Students must receive a grade of “C-” (or 1.7 quality points) or better in all courses for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Digital Audio degree program.

Required Courses
Subject AreaRequired Courses
Computer ScienceCS 100, CS 120, CS 170, CS 180, CS 225, CS 230, CS 245, CS 246, CS 251, CS 280, CS 330.
Electrical and Computer EngineeringECE 101L
FilmFLM 115
General StudiesCOL 101 and COL 499.
Humanities and Social SciencesCOM 150, ENG 110, and LAW 115.
Students must take an additional three credits of Humanities and Social Sciences courses.
MathematicsMAT 140, MAT 150 or MAT 180, MAT 200 or MAT 230, MAT 258, MAT 320, and MAT 321.
MusicMUS 112, MUS 113, MUS 120, MUS 120L, MUS 121, MUS 121L, MUS 370, MUS 370L, MUS 371, MUS 371L, MUS 470, MUS 470L, MUS 471, MUS 471L, and three additional credits of Music courses.
Open ElectivesSufficient additional credits to meet the required 143 semester credits for the program.
PhysicsPHY 200, PHY 200L, PHY 250, PHY 250L, and PHY 320.
ProjectsGAM 100, GAM 150, GAM 200, GAM 250, GAM 300, and GAM 350.
Four additional credits must be selected from Computer Science Project or Game Project courses at the 375 course-level or higher.
STEM ElectiveThree credits taken from STEM disciplines at the 200 course-level or higher.

Note on General Education Courses

The following courses satisfy the general education requirement for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Digital Audio: COM 150, ENG 110, FLM 115, LAW 115, MAT 140, MAT 150, MAT 200, PHY 200, PHY 250, and three HSS elective credits.

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