Mar 18, 2019  
2014-2015 Georgia Regents University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Georgia Regents University Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Bachelor of Science with a major in Computer Science


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Contact:       

Hull College Career & Academic Planning Center
Allgood Hall N112
706-737-1560
CAPCenter@gru.edu
 

Program Description:
The study of computer science spans the range from theory to practice to cutting-edge invention of computing solutions. Computer Science teaches students to be aware of new ideas and technologies and is a foundation that prepares graduates for many different computer careers while permitting them to adapt to new technologies. The Computer Science curriculum covers the principles of key computing technologies such as hardware, operating systems, database systems, networks, graphics, and artificial intelligence. Students will study the logical and mathematical foundations of computing and how to implement problem solutions as programs in a computer language. Mathematical reasoning and competency is emphasized throughout the program.

Career Opportunities:
Computer Science graduates are in high demand as many employers are looking for highly trained persons to provide technical support for computer operations, and to develop new computer hardware and software systems. Recent graduates are employed by software development companies, large companies, small businesses, governmental agencies, and many more technical environments.

Scholarships:
Over $100,000 is awarded in scholarships annually and computer science students are eligible to apply for all Hull College of Business scholarships. Additionally, computer science students are eligible for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related scholarships. Interested applicants should visit the Hull College of Business website for more information.

Admission into the James M. Hull College of Business:
All aspiring undergraduate Computer Science students entering Georgia Regents University are admitted as Pre-Computer Science majors until they meet the pre-requisites to gain admittance into the Hull College of Business.

Pre-Computer science majors will need to complete CSCI 1302: Principles of Computer Programming II with a grade of “C” or better and an overall GPA of 2.0 for entry into the Hull College of Business.

Core Curriculum Areas A‑E (with Overlay Areas I, II, and III): 42 Hours


For more information on Core Curriculum Areas A-E, see Core Requirements .

Core Curriculum Area F: 18 Hours


Grade of C or better is required in all Area F courses.

Requirements for Enrolling in Hull College of Business Upper-Level Computer Science Courses:


Pre-Computer Science majors will need to complete CSCI 1302: Principles of Computer Programming II with a grade of “C” or better and an overall GPA of 2.0 before enrolling in upper-level Computer Science courses.

Electives: 20 Hours


 Must include one 3000/4000-level course.

Wellness Graduation Requirement: 4 Hours


Senior Requirements:


Satisfactory Completion of the ETS Major Field Test

Total Hours for the Degree: 124


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