2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Computer Science Major (B.S.)

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The computer science major exposes students to a broad range of computing topics, including software development, database management, hardware architecture, and networking, while also giving them the opportunity to explore related areas in bioinformatics and game design. Consult the department website at the following URL (https://www.samford.edu/arts-and-sciences/math-and-computer-science/) or contact the department directly for details.


General Education - University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education - Distribution Areas: 27 Credits

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Computer Science Major: 48 Credits

General Electives: 31 Credits*

Total Required Credits: 128

*Must include 16 hours in an approved Applications Area. This is another discipline or plan of study defined with a student’s advisor in which computing may be used as a tool. Typical choices include, but are not limited to, mathematics, natural or social sciences, GIS, and business. A student planning to do graduate work in computing should select mathematics as his/her Applications Area, and take as electives any upper-level computing courses specified as prerequisites for the graduate program.

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