Dec 05, 2021  
2020/2021 University Catalog 
2020/2021 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

A minor is not required for this major.

Preparation for the Major

(26 units)

These courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C (2.0) or better and cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC).

Additional Lower Division Coursework Required

The remainder of the 12 units must be science courses that enhance the student’s ability to apply the scientific method and must be from a department different from the main year-long science sequence.

Twelve units of science courses selected with approval of adviser. Courses must include one of the following two-semester sequences with laboratory:

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.


At least nine units of electives must be in computer science.

A minimum of 37 upper division units to include

Master Plan

Students should follow the Master Plan Advising Guide to ensure completion of major requirements. Download it at