Computer Science

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:


  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Literature
  • COM 110 Public Speaking OR COM 115 Interpersonal Communication

Social Science

  • 3 credit hours of History (HIS) Electives
  • 6 credit hours of Social Science Electives


  • PHY 151 General Physics I AND PHY 152 General Physics II OR CHM 121 General Chemistry I AND CHM 122 General Chemistry II OR BIO 121 General Biology I AND BIO 122 General Biology II*


  • MAT 271 Calculus I**
  • MAT 272 Calculus II
  • MAT 220 Discrete Mathematics

Computer Science

  • CSC 103 Computing Sciences Portal
  • CSC 115 Introduction to Programming and Computing
  • CSC 190 Data Structures I
  • CSC 200 Data Structures II
  • 6 credit hours of 200-Level Computer Science Electives

Health/Physical Education

  • 2 credit hours of Health/Physical Education (HPE) Electives

General Electives

  • The remainder of the hours must be approved electives.

* If a scientific background is desired, PHY 151 General Physics I and PHY 152 General Physics II should be taken, beginning in the first semester.

** If not sufficiently prepared, a Pre-Calculus course may be necessary.

Liberal Arts Electives

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SUNY General Education Electives

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