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  Jul 21, 2017
 
University General Course Catalog 2012-2013 ARCHIVED CATALOG: CONTENT NO LONGER CURRENT. USE THE DROP DOWN ABOVE TO ACCESS THE CURRENT CATALOG.

Computer Science and Engineering, B.S. in C.S.E.


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I. University Core Curriculum Requirements (39-44 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter of this catalog for information regarding the “Core English and Math Completion Policy”.

A. English (3-8 units)


Refer to the “English” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

NOTE: Students who place in ENG 102  are not required to complete ENG 101  , but must complete 3 additional credits of general electives.

B. Mathematics (4 units)


  Refer to the “Mathematics” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

D. Social Sciences (3 units)


Refer to the “Social Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

E. Fine Arts (3 units)


Refer to the “Fine Arts” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog. Must not be a skills course.

F. Core Humanities (9 units)


Refer to the “Core Humanities” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

H. Diversity (3 units)


Refer to the “Diversity” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter of this catalog. 

II. Additional College Requirements (0 units)


III. Major Requirements (86-89 units)


A. Communication (3 units)


C. Physics (4 units)


E. Specialization or Technical Electives (21-24 units)


If the intention is to complete one of the specialization areas under the BS in Computer Science and Engineering, then at least 18 of the 21-24 units must satisfy the requirements for the corresponding specialization. The remaining units must be in computer science and engineering, mathematics or electrical engineering courses that are not already required. If no specialization is followed then select these units from 300 or 400-level computer science and engineering, mathematics or electrical engineering courses that are not already required. At least eighteen units must be in computer science or computer engineering.

IV. Minor Requirements (0 units)


V. Electives (0-3 units)


VI. Total Units (128 units)


*Complete this course with at least a “C”.

Computer and Network Systems Specialization


The Computer and Network Systems specialization area offered within the Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor degree program is composed of 18 units of coursework along with 3-6 additional units in mathematics, electrical engineering, or computer science and engineering.

Nine of these 18 credits must be the following required courses:


Games and Simulations Specialization


The Games and Simulations specialization area focuses on the design and implementation of games and their underlying simulations. This specialization within the Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor degree program is composed of a total of 18 units of coursework along with 3-6 additional units in mathematics, electrical engineering, or computer science and engineering.

Intelligent Systems Specialization


The Intelligent Systems Specialization area offered within the Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor degree program is composed of 18 units of coursework along with 3-6 units in mathematics, electrical engineering, or computer science and engineering.

Twelve of these 18 units must be the following required courses:


Software Systems Specialization Area


The Software Systems specialization area offered within the Computer Science and Engineering Bachelor degree program is composed of 18 units of coursework along with 3-6 units in mathematics, electrical engineering, or computer science and engineering.

Twelve of the 18 credits must be the following required courses:


The remaining six credits must be taken from the following list of courses:


Note(s):


More information and updates on the specializations described above are available on the departmental website.

VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


B. Second Year


C. Third Year


Spring Semester (15 units)


D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


Note(s):


In addition to the general university requirements of at least a “C” (2.0) average for graduation, engineering students must earn at least a “C” in those courses designated with an asterisk (*) and must also maintain at least a “C” average in the Core Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and major requirements courses.

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