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In what semester should you be taking specific computer science courses?



Below is a general plan showing which semester a particular computer science course could be taken. There are many factors that go into determining what is best for any individual student so the following should be used as a general guideline only. Each student should work with a computer science faculty member to design a schedule that meets his or her individual needs. Note that only the major course requirements are shown below. Major-related (Mathematics 201, Mathematics 202 and Philosophy 108) and courses required for the concentration and general education core are not shown in the framework below. Note also that this plan assumes that you are at Utica College for eight semesters. It would be difficult to create this kind of a plan for transfer students. Therefore, if you are a transfer student it is important for you to work with your advisor to create a schedule that makes sense for you.

Freshman Year

 Fall  Spring
 CSC 101  CSC 102
 CSC 116  CSC 301
 CSC 201  

Sophomore Year

 Fall  Spring
 CSC 316  CSC 303
 CSC 323  

Junior Year

 Fall  Spring
 CSC 322  CSC 425
 CSC 325  

Senior Year

 Fall  Spring 
 CSC 343   CSC 433


Prerequisites For Computer Science Courses


Prerequisites Diagram




Computer Science Major - Advising Form


Student Name _______________________________
Concentration _______________________________

Notes:
1. need at least a 2.0 in major courses
    (this does not include grades in major related courses but does include grades in the concentration)
2. need at least 128 hrs. to graduate 
3. 50% of hours (64 hrs.) must be in Liberal Arts and Sciences

4. no more than 3 hours of PED

Number of Transfer Credits
___________

Major Requirements


 Course Grade/
Credit Transfer/
Exempt Hours
 CSC 101 Computer Science I  3
 CSC 102 Computer Science II  3
 CSC 201 Discrete Mathematics I  4
 CSC 301 Discrete Mathematics II  3
 CSC 303 Computer Organization and Programming  4
 CSC 316 Object-Oriented Programming  3
 CSC 322 Data Structures and Algorithms  3
 CSC 323 Introduction to Networks  3
 CSC 325 Programming Languages  3
 CSC 343 Database Systems  4
 CSC 425 Operating System Concepts  3
 CSC 433 Software Engineering (WI)  3
Total hours 39

Major Related Courses
 MAT 201 Calculus I  3
 MAT 202 Calculus II  3
 PHI 108 Professional Ethics  3
 Total Hours 9  

Concentration. Students must choose one of three concentrations:
 Scientific Concentration
   MAT 301 Calculus III  3
   MAT 321 Probability and Statistics  3
   MAT 331 Linear Algebra  3
   PHY 261 Physics I  4
   PHY 262 Physics II  4
Total Hours 17  
 Business Concentration  
   MAT 112 Basic Statistics or ECN 241 Statistics 3
   ACC 201 Financial Accounting 3
   ECN 141 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
   FIN 333 Corportation Finance 3
   MGT 101 Introduction to Contemporary Business 3
Total Hours 15
 Computer Security Concentration  
   MAT112 Basic Statistics or ECN 241 Statistics 3
   CRJ 333 Information Security 3
   CRJ 335 Cybercrime Law & Investigations 3
   CRJ 355 Cybercrime Investigations and Forensics I 3
   CSC 432 Computer and Network Security (WI) 4
 Total Hours 16  
 
Core Requirements
Please make a note of any exemptions

Component One: Foundations of Understanding (0-24 credit hours)

Written Communications: (do both ENG 101 and ENG 102) OR (ENG 102H)

Quantitative Reasoning (6 hrs): (select two from MAT 104, 107, 131, 143, 151, 201, [MAT 112 OR ECN 241 OR PSY/SOC 211)

Foreign Language: (competence through 102 level) ___101 and ___ 102

Oral Communication: (select one) COM 101, COM 103, THE 136

Computer Use: CSC 117 or 118 

Component Two: Understanding from Multiple Perspectives (25 credit hours) 
I. Humanities (9)
Select one course from each of the followoing categories.

1. Literature: ENG 135, 195, 245, 246; LIT 205, 206

2. Fine Arts: FIA 115, 245, 246; MUS 115, 245, 246; THE 115

3. PHI./Sem.Sys: PHI 108 (required of all CSC majors)

II. Natural Sciences (7-8 credit hours)
Select one course from two of the following disciplines 
One course must be a 4 credit hour lab course.

1. Biology: BIO 101 & 102 (4), BIO111 (3 or 4), 112 (3), 113(3), 211(4)

2. Chemistry: CHE 103 (3), 211 (4)

3. Environmental Science: EVN 201 (3)

3. Geology: GOL 105 (3), 115 (3), 125 (4), 126 (4)

4. Hist. & Phil. Of Sci. & Tech.: HPS 126 (3)

6. Physics: PHY 116 (3), PHY 123 (3), PHY 151 (4), PHY 163 (3), PHY 261(4) 

III. Social Sciences (9 hours)
Select one course from each of the followoing categories.
One course must be a diversity course (D)

1. History and Heritage: ANT 251 (D); HIS 125, 135 (D), 145 (D), 165 (D)

2. Social Institutions and Processes: ECN 141; IST 101(D); GOV 101; SOC 151 (D)

3. Individual, Culture and Sciety: ANT 101 (D); SOC 151 (D); PSY 101

Component Three: Writing - Intensive Courses
For Freshman: Two W-I courses required __________ __________

For Transfer Students with Core Complete: One W-I course required __________