University Catalogue

Curriculum in Computer Science
Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Science
Data Science Concentration

(see footnotes at bottom)


FIRST YEAR

First Semester

*MATH 200G Calculus I 5 hours
ENGL 101 or
ENGL 101HG
Freshman Composition
Freshman Composition Honors
3 hours
History
ElectiveG
  3 hours
††CMPS 161 Algorithm Design and Implementation I 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern          2 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

*MATH 201G Calculus II 5 hours
ENGL 102 or
ENGL 102HG
Critical Reading and Writing
Critical Reading and Writing Honors
3 hours
††MATH 223 Foundations of Discrete Mathematics 3 hours
††CMPS 280 Algorithm Design and Implementation II               3 hours
  Total: 14 hours


 

SECOND  YEAR

First Semester

††CMPS 375 Computer Architecture                                                   3 hours
††CMPS 390  Data Structures 3 hours
ENGL 230 or
ENGL 231 or
ENGL 232G
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
3 hours
MATH 380 Mathematical Statistics I 3 hours
Science
Sequence I4,G
  4 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††CMPS 340 Introduction to Data Science                                           3 hours
††CMPS 431 Operating Systems 3 hours
Social
Science
Elective2,G
  3 hours
††CMPS 391 or
MATH 392
Numerical Methods
Numerical Methods
3 hours
Science
Sequence II4,G
  4 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

 

THIRD YEAR

First Semester

††CMPS 434 Fundamental Algorithms 3 hours
††CMPS 451 Data Mining 3 hours
MATH 360 Linear Algebra I 3 hours
ENGL 322 Introduction to Professional and Technical Writing 3 hours
Science
Elective
and Lab4,G
  4 hours
  Total: 16 hours

 

Second Semester

††CMPS 285 Software Engineering 3 hours
††CMPS 470 Machine Learning  3 hours
††CMPS 473 Introduction to Computer Vision  3 hours
COMM 211G Introduction to Public Speaking 3 hours
ECON 201 or
ECON 202G
Principles of Economics (Macroeconomics)
Principles of Economics (Microeconomics)
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

 

FOURTH YEAR

First Semester

††CMPS 401 Survey of Programming Languages                  3 hours
††CMPS 411 Capstone I 3 hours
Elective   3 hours
††Computer 
Science 
Elective 
(300-400 
level)3
  3 hours
Art/Music
Elective1,G
  3 hours
  Total: 15 hours

 

Second Semester

††CMPS 439 Database Systems 3 hours
††CMPS 482 Current Trends in Computer Science            3 hours
††Computer 
Science 
Elective 
(300-400 
level)3
  3 hours
Elective   3 hours
  Total: 12 hours

 

Total semester hours required 120

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of electives.

GGeneral Education Courses

*A grade of “C” or better is required in these courses

††Students must earn a grade of “C” or better in all major courses.
1Choose one from the following: Visual Arts, Music, Dance, or Theatre

2Choose one from the following: Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Geography, Psychology, Political Science, or Sociology.

3Choose from one of the following: CMPS 391, CMPS 411, CMPS 443, CMPS 447, CMPS 450, CMPS 455, CMPS 458, CMPS 460, CMPS 479, CMPS 491.

4Choose a science sequence, including labs from (Physics 221/223 & 222/224) or (Biology 151/152 & 153/154) or (Chemistry 121/123 & 122/124) and two science electives from the same set of courses, one of which must include the corresponding lab.  If a science elective is biology, then science sequence must be either physics or chemistry.  If a science sequence is in biology, then science electives must be in physics or chemistry. At least one biology course must include a lab. Note that some of these science courses require additional math prerequisites.