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  Sep 21, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Computer Science, BS


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Major Requirements for Computer Science


School of Computing
www.cs.utah.edu
Merrill Engineering Building 3190
801-581-8224
ugrad-help@cs.utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 116

Admission Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0 overall is required for consideration for admission to the major
  • A minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0 is required in pre-major courses for consideration for admission to the major

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum cumulative gpa of 2.50 is required for graduation
  • All CS courses must maintain a minimum cumulative gpa of 2.50 for graduation

Honors in Computer Science

Students seeking an HBS in Computer Science must complete:

Pre-Major Requirements


See SoC undergraduate handbook for information on applying to the CS major

Upper-Division Writing Requirement


Complete 1 course(s)

Must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Math/Science Electives


Section 2


Section 3


Complete 1 course(s)

Theory Restricted Elective


Complete 1 course(s)

Computer Science Electives


Complete 6 courses at 3 or more credit hours

  • CS 3000 - 5999 (Except: CS 3011, 3020, 3130, 3991, 3992, 4190, 4940, 5040)

Computer Science Electives


Complete 1 CS elective (3-4 credits)

  • CS 3000-5999 (CS 3130 not accepted)

Or any combination of the following:


CS 3011, CS 3020, CS 4190, CS 5040 and other 1-2 credit courses equal to 3 credit hours.

Breadth & Depth Requirement


Complete 2 course(s)

  • Select any FF, HF, BF, DV or IR courses that are 3000-level or higher.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 14

Total Hours: 14

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 14

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16-17

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16