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Lake Superior State University

Computer Science

Program Description


This degree provides an initial framework in computer science which allows you to branch into many career paths. Students complete a capstone “real-world” project in their sophomore year. You will often choose a project that relates to your specific interests, such as Web page design, database administration, and applications or systems programming.



Degree Requirements


Departmental Courses (34 credits)

  • CSCI103 Survey of Computer Science 3
  • CSCI105 Intro. to Computer Programming 3
  • CSCI121 Principles of Programming 3
  • CSCI122 Programming Tools and Techniques 3
  • CSCI163 Troubleshooting/Repair of Personal PCs 3

    or
  • CSCI315 Computer Organization and Architecture 3
  • CSCI201 Data Structures and Algorithms 3
  • CSCI211 Database Applications 3
  • CSCI221 Computer Networks 3
  • CSCI291 Computer Science Project 4
  • MATH111* College Algebra 3
  • MATH207 Principles of Statistical Methods 3

Support Courses (7 credits)

  • BUSN121 Introduction to Business 3
  • PSYC101* Introduction to Psychology 4

General Education Requirements (15 credits)

  • COMM101 Fund. of Speech Communication 3
  • ENGL110 First-Year Composition I 3
  • ENGL111 First-Year Composition II 3
  • MATH110 (or higher) Explorations in Mathematics 3

    or
  • PHIL205 Logic 3
  • General Education Electives 6

Free Electives (13 credits)

*May be used for general education credit.