Students must complete 45 credits of CS courses of which no less than 27 credits must be at the 300-level and 400 level. PHY 335, MTH 317 and/or MTH 371 may be used as part of the 45 credit major. MTH 207 and 208 are also required in addition to the 45 CS credits. MTH 225 may be used as a substitute for CS 225.
Required CS Coursework:
The department has been approved to be a "Writing-in-the-Major" program. This means the general education required writing emphasis courses will be fulfilled during the completion of your computer science courses. No additional courses are required.
The emphasis focuses on designing and implementing devices using embedded controllers. The emphasis includes the three course sequence
Compensating changes to the CS Major requirements keep total credits at 45. The pending catalog description is here.
Students must have completed the Associate in Applied Science Degree requirements for Electronic and Computer Engineering Technology at Western Technology College with a grade point average of 3.0 or above. 42 credits – which includes 10 elective credits (51 credits including math). The 42 credits of coursework must include no less than 24 credits of 300 – level and 400 level courses. PHY 335, MTH 317 and/or MTH 371 may be used as part of the 42 credits major. Game Development II at WTC may be completed at Western in place of CS 224. MTH 207 and 208 must be taken. Students completing this program are not subject to the College of Science and Health requirement for an academic minor of 18 credits of course work at the 300/400 level in courses outside the major. MTH 225 may be used as a substitue for CS 225.
The required courses are the same as the major except that the three 400 level courses are replaced by two of the following:
Students must complete 23 credits of CS courses of which no less than 6 credits must be at the 300-level and 400 level. PHY 335, MTH 317 and/or MTH 371 may be used as part of the 23 credit major. Students may substitute MTH 225 for CS 225.