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Computer Science and Information Technology

Chairperson:  Ramnath Sarnath
Address: 139 Engineering & Computing Center
Phone: 320.308.4966
Email: csit@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/csit

BS in Computer Science (77-82 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Notes

  • Milestone 1: Complete MATH 271, CSCI 201, and CSCI 220, all with a grade of "C-" or better, before registering for any CSCI course numbered higher than 301.
  • An overall SCSU GPA of at least 2.5 and a program GPA of at least 2.5 (including transfer courses) is required to register for any CSCI course numbered higher than 301.
  • While in the major, students must maintain a GPA of at least 2.50, both overall and in courses required for the major.
  • A minimum grade of "C-" is also required in all courses to be applied toward a departmental major or minor program.
  • At least one-half of the 300- and 400-level CSCI courses must be taken at SCSU.

Program Requirements

(62-67 credits) CSCI courses (37 credits): CSCI 201, CSCI 220, CSCI 300, CSCI 301, CSCI 310, CSCI 312, CSCI 320, CSCI 330, CSCI 331, CSCI 332, CSCI 334, CSCI 414. Math/Stat courses (16-18 credits): MATH 221, MATH 271, MATH 312, STAT 353 or STAT 417, and MATH 222 or MATH 303 or MATH 304. Professional Communication (3-4 credits): ENGL 332 or CMST 341. Science courses (select any two of the following, 6-8 credits): ASTR 311, ASTR 312, BIOL 151, BIOL 152, CHEM 207, CHEM 307, CHEM 210, CHEM 211, ECE 201, ENGR 332, AHS 220, AHS 260, PHYS 231, PHYS 232, PHYS 234, PHYS 235, PHYS 328, PHYS 329, PHYS 333.

Electives

(15 credits) Senior Electives (12 credits): select courses from at least 3 of the following areas. Systems: CSCI 411, CSCI 412, CSCI 413, CSCI 415; Theory: CSCI 402, CSCI 403, CSCI 404, CSCI 406; Artificial Intelligence: CSCI 440, CSCI 441, CSCI 442, CSCI 443; Software Development: CSCI 430, CSCI 434; Applications: CSCI 450. In addition, select at least three credits from: CSCI 444, CSCI 400, CNA 474, CNA 430, CNA 431, MATH 452, MATH 453, STAT 321, STAT 415, STAT 427, or any course listed as a Senior Elective.

The upper division writing requirement is met through CSCI 334.


BS in Cybersecurity (77-79 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of CNA 397, CSCI 201, and MATH 271 or equivalent. Grade of “C” or better in each of the above courses with a 2.50 GPA or higher in the above courses.

Program Requirements

(65-67 credits) CNA 267, CNA 268 (CSCI 200 or ECE 102 may replace CNA 267 and CNA 268), CNA 397 or CSCI 310, CNA 425, CNA 426 or CSCI 413, CNA 430, CNA 432, CNA 431, CNA 433, CNA 435, CNA 438 or CSCI 415, CNA 465, CNA 473, CSCI 201, CSCI 220, CSCI 332, ENGL 332 or CMST 341, MATH 221, MATH 271, STAT 417, IS 372, IS 443.

Electives

Select 12 credits from the following: CNA 475, CNA 451, IS 481, IS 483, CJS 496, CJS 486, CSCI 412, up to six credits of CNA 444. Additional courses with permission of adviser.

The Upper Division Writing requirement is met through CNA 473.


BS in Software Engineering (100 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Students must maintain at least a 2.5 GPA in the Software Engineering required program courses.
  • The software engineering program contains a total of 122 credits, including 40 credits of liberal education.
  • Students can take upper level (400 level) courses after completing MATH 271, CSCI 201, and SE 250 with a grade of C- or better, and with GPA within the program of at least 2.5.

Program Requirements

(75 credits) MATH 221, MATH 271, MATH 312, STAT 353, ENGL 332 or CMST 341, CSCI 201, CSCI 301, SE 210 or CSCI 310, SE 211 or CSCI 411, GENG 101, SE 221, SE 231, SE 250, SE 342, SE 350, SE 444, SE 460, SE 465, SE 470, SE 475 or CSCI 430, SE 480, SE 490, SE 491.

Electives

Software Engineering Electives (25 credits): Choose 3 courses from: CSCI 220, CSCI 450, SE 412, SE 413, SE 450, SE 466, SE 276, SE 477, SE 478, SE 479, SE 482. Math Electives: Choose 2 courses from: MATH 222, MATH 320, MATH 304, STAT 321. Basic Science Electives: Choose 1 course from Goal Area 3 and 7 credits from ASTR, BIOL, CHEM, or PHYS courses with the consent of the advisor.

The Upper Division Writing Requirement is met through the following courses: SE 460 and SE 490 and SE 491.


Minor in Computer Science (BA, BS) (27 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

CSCI 201, CSCI 220, CSCI 301, CSCI 310, CSCI 320, MATH 221, MATH 271.



Minor in Information Technology Security (BA, BS) (26 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • Before applying to the minor, students must complete the following with no grade below a C and with a 2.50 or higher average GPA: CNA 201, CNA 267, CNA 268, CNA 397.

Program Requirements

(23 credits) CNA 201, CNA 267, CNA 268, CNA 397, CNA 425, CNA 426, CNA 437, CNA 438.

Electives

Select one (3 credits): CNA 430, CNA 432, CNA 440, IS 473 or CNA 473.

Minor in Computer Science-BES (27 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

CSCI 201, CSCI 220, CSCI 301, CSCI 310, CSCI 320, MATH 221, MATH 271.



Minor in Computing (16-17 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.5 GPA

Program Requirements

11 credits: GENG 102 or CNA 267, CSCI 172, CSCI 201, CSCI 361

Electives

5-6 credits from: CSCI 411, CNA 474, AHS 367, AHS 467, AHS 432, AHS 434, ECE 421, ECE 422, IS 443, STAT 304, STAT 325

Minor in Information Technology Security-BES (26 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • Before applying to the minor, students must complete the following with no grade below a C and with a 2.50 or higher average GPA: CNA 201, CNA 267, CNA 268, CNA 397.

Program Requirements

(23 credits) CNA 201, CNA 267, CNA 268, CNA 397, CNA 425, CNA 426, CNA 437, CNA 438.

Electives

Select one (3 credits): CNA 430, CNA 432, CNA 440, IS 473 or CNA 473.





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