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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 (33 credits)

  • CSCI103 Survey of Computer Science 3
  • CSCI105 Intro. to Computer Programming 3
  • CSCI121 Principles of Programming 4
  • CSCI163 Troubleshooting/Repair of Personal PCs 3
  • CSCI415 Computer Organization and Architecture 3
  • CSCI201 Data Structures and Algorithms 4
  • 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 (3 credits)

  • BUSN121 Introduction to Business 3

Free Electives (8 credits)

General Education: All LSSU Associate’s degree candidates must complete the LSSU General Education Requirements.

A minimum of 62 credits (at the 100 level or higher) must be earned for graduation with a cumulative gpa of 2.00 or higher.  A gpa of 2.00 or higher is also required in your General Education Requirements.  A gpa of 2.50 or higher is required in the Major.

*May be used for general education credit.

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