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Undergraduate Bulletin 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

Computer Science (B.A.)


Program: B.A. (in cooperation with the School of Arts and Sciences)
Department of Computer Science
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science

Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 125 ~ 260-481-6803 ~ www.cs.ipfw.edu


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Students who complete the B.A. program in Computer Science should have mastered fundamental concepts in important areas of computing such as data structures and numerical analysis.

Offered within a liberal-arts framework, the Bachelor of Arts program in computer science helps you prepare for graduate studies or a career in computer science. 

To earn the B.A. with a major in computer science, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ) and the College of Arts and Sciences (see Part 4 ) in addition to the requirements below. No more than 10 credits with D grades can be applied to the degree. Of the mathematics courses numbered below MA 261, only MA 165, MA 166, and MA 175 apply toward the degree; statistics courses must be numbered 490 or higher to be counted.

Students interested in this program should contact the Department of Mathematical Sciences.

IPFW General Education Requirements


Area I—Linguistic and Numerical Foundations


  • Quantitative reasoning requirement satisfied by the mathematics courses below Credits: 0

Area II—Natural and Physical Sciences


  • Credits in approved two-course sequence in biology, chemistry, geosciences, or physics Credits: 8–10

Area III—The Individual, Culture, and Society Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area IV—Humanistic Thought Credits: 6


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area V—Creative and Artistic Expression Credits: 3


See Part 2 General Education Requirements for approved courses 

Area VI—Inquiry and Analysis


School of Arts and Sciences Requirements (29 credits)


English Writing


Foreign Language


  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part B Credits: 14

Distribution


  • Credits in Social and Behavioral Sciences Credits: 3
  • Credits in Humanities Credits: 3

Cultural Studies


  • Requirements in Arts and Sciences Part D Credits: 6

Computer Science Core (32 credits)


  • Credits in approved advanced computer science courses at the 300 or 400 level Credits: 6

Free Electives (9–11 credits)


  • Credits in approved free electives sufficient to bring total to 124.

Total Credits: 124