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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Computer Science - Systems and Networks Concentration BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
CISC 108 - Introduction to Computer Science I   CISC 181 - Introduction to Computer Science II  
EGGG 101 - Introduction to Engineering  (FYE) CISC 210 - Introduction to Systems Programming  
ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition   Free Elective (1/6) (MATH 242 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus B  recommended) 
MATH 241 - Analytic Geometry and Calculus A   Breadth Requirement (2/5)
Breadth Requirement (1/5)  Multicultural Breadth Requirement (3/5) 
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Second Year
CISC 220 - Data Structures   CISC 275 - Introduction to Software Engineering  
CISC 260 - Machine Organization and Assembly Language   CISC 355 - Computers, Ethics and Society  
MATH 210 - Discrete Mathematics I   MATH 205 - Statistical Methods  or MATH 350 - Probability Theory and Simulation Methods  
Science Requirement (1/2)* Science Requirement (2/2)*
Free Elective (2/6) Multicultural Breadth Requirement (4/5) 
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Third Year
CISC 320 - Introduction to Algorithms   CISC 303 - Automata Theory  
CISC 360 - Computer Architecture   CISC 372 - Parallel Computing  
CISC 361 - Operating Systems   ENGL 312 - Written Communications in Business  or ENGL 410 - Technical Writing  (Satisfies Breadth Requirement 5/5)
Restricted Elective (1/2)*  Restricted Elective (2/2)* 
CISC Elective*  Free Elective (3/6)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
CISC 498 - Computer Science Senior Design Project I  or UNIV 401 - Senior Thesis   CISC 499 - Computer Science Senior Design Project II  or UNIV 402 - Senior Thesis  (Capstone and DLE)
CISC 450 - Computer Networks I   CISC 471 - Compiler Design  
Advanced Systems Requirement (1/2)* Advanced Systems Requirement (2/2)*
Free Elective (4/6) Security Requirement*
Free Elective (5/6) Free Elective (6/6)
Credits: 16 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 124

* See program page for approved courses.

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.