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Additional Information about Undergraduate Studies

AP Credits

Credits for AP CS scores that are no more than 4 years old.
* General elective not applicable to any of our major or minor
Score A CSP
1 none none
2 none none
3 none none
4 111 499*
5 111 499*

Departmental Awards and Honors

Departmental Awards

The Computer Science Department offers three awards to outstanding students who have been recommended by the department's Honors and Awards Committee.

The Philip Drummond Memorial Award is given for excellent academic achievement.

The Robert Spector Memorial Award is given for high academic skills and service to other students.

The Departmental Service Award is given for outstanding service to the department.

Departmental Honors

Departmental honors are awarded to majors of outstanding academic performance who also complete at least 3 credits in Computer Science 390, 391, or 393; have a Computer Science major GPA of 3.67; and overall GPA of 3.2.

Minimum Grade Requirement

Courses Taken in Fall 2001 or later:

All CS courses required for the major or minor must be completed with a grade of C or better. All non-CS courses required for the major or minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better. A required course may not serve as a prerequisite until it has been passed with an appropriate grade.

Information for Transfer Students

The normal first course in the major is CSCI 111 (Prereq. or coreq.: MATH 120 or 151 or equivalent). Transfer students should consult with a department advisor before registering.

Graduate Courses for Undergraduates

Undergraduates may apply to take 700-level graduate courses if they meet the following criteria: completion of at least 78 credits toward the bachelor's degree; computer science major GPA of at least 3.5; and permission of the course instructor, undergraduate advisor, department chair, and the Office of Graduate Studies. See the Graduate Bulletin for complete listing of available courses.

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