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  Feb 20, 2018
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Major (B.S.)

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In conjunction with the standard major, the department supports special interdisciplinary tracks in neuroinformatics, bioinformatics, and cognitive science. Consult the Computer Science Web site at the following URL (, click on Computer Science, or contact the department directly for details.

Required Courses

University Core Curriculum: 22 Credits

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General Education Requirements: 29-30 Credits

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Computer Science Major: 48 Credits

General Electives: 28-29 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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