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Computer Science Programs

The Department of Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics offers a major and minor in computer science. Students interested in the study of computer science may also look into the following disciplines offered at Baker University’s Baldwin City undergraduate campus:
Engineering | Mathematics | Physics

Major in Computer Science

The following courses are required for the computer science major:

  • CS 175 Intro to Computer Science: C++
  • CS 185 Data Structures
  • CS 223 Computer Architecture and Organization
  • CS 226 Operating Systems
  • CS 335 Computer Networks
  • CS 341 Programming Languages (C++, Prolog, Cobol)
  • CS 371 Database Design
  • CS 392 Software Engineering
  • CS 491 Senior Capstone Project

Students must also complete one of the following tracks:

Track 1: Traditional Computer Science

  • Two elective computer science courses numbered 200 or above
  • Supporting coursework:
    • MA 171 Calculus I
    • MA 172 Calculus II
    • MA 291 Introduction to Higher Mathematics
    • One additional semester hour of mathematics numbered 145 or above

Track 2: Computer Information Systems

  • AC 141 Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • BS 141 Introduction to Business
  • BS 230 Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics I
  • BS 330 Quantitative Analysis for Business and Economics II
  • BS 331 Business Information Systems
  • BS 353 Fundamentals of Management
  • EC 242 Principles of Economics: Micro

Minor in Computer Science

The following courses are required:

  • CS 175 Intro to Computer Science: C++
  • CS 185 Data Structures
  • CS 223 Computer Architecture and Organization

Two of the following courses are required:

  • CS 226 Operating Systems
  • CS 335 Computer Networks
  • CS 341 Programming Language (C++, Prolog, Cobol)
  • CS 371 Database Design
  • CS 392 Software Engineering

At least one course must be numbered 300 or above.

This program information has been taken from the current College of Arts and Sciences catalog. This information is subject to change and is updated with each academic year.