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Declaring Computer Science for BSE'23 Students

 

Dear Prospective BSE'23 COS Concentrators

We hope that you and your family are safe and healthy in these challenging times. Below please find all the information you will need to declare your  BSE COS concentration and select your fall 2020 courses.   We encourage you to review all the information below and if you have any questions contact the COS Undergraduate Program Team members that are listed below.    Stay well!  

 

What are the prerequisites for the BSE COS concentrators?   

All students concentrating in computer science must take three prerequisite computer science courses: COS 126, COS 217 and COS 226. The math requirement is automatically fulfilled by BSE candidates through their general BSE degree requirements.) All prerequisite courses must be taken for a letter grade, not PDF.  The three prerequisite computer science courses introduce the core concepts and techniques of the field.  All three are offered every semester.
 
How do I know if Computer Science is a good fit? 

 

Where can I find answers to my Computer Science questions online?

A great online source is the Undergraduate Program FAQ.

 

BSE'23 Pre-Concentration Advising Steps:

Due to concerns related to COVID-19, all advising for first-year sign-in to the Computer Science Department in the Spring 2020 will be processed remotely.   

Step 1.   Visit the Paths Through the Major to see what courses are recommended for your sophomore year.   In addition, you will find "area focused" paths to review for your area of interest. 

Step 2.   March 27-April 10, 2020 TigerHub website, opens to allow first-years to complete your Pre-Concentration Advising Form.  Click on the Academic Planning Form (APF) link to access the Pre-Concentration Advising Form.

Step 3.  April 2, 2020 - Review the fall 2020 COS course offerings posted on the Registrar's website. 

Step 4. April 13-24 is your academic advising period. Once you have completed your Pre-Concentration Advising Form and you are declaring COS as your concentration, your departmental adviser will review your form.  If you plan to declare Computer Science as your concentration, and contact your acadeic adviser by surname in the list below:

Do not delay....schedule meeting!

 
Step 5.  April 27 - 29, 2020    It is now time to select courses for the fall semester.  First-year students will be able to enroll in courses on April  27, 2020 at 7:30 am, ending April 29, 2020 at 11:59 pm.   
 
Step 4.  May 4 - 8, 2020     Declaring your Concentration 
 BSE first-year students indicate their concentration on Tigerhub.   
                                         Welcome to Computer Science!
 
Back to Majoring in Computer Science to see requirements for concentrators.
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