Oct 20, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science BS

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs


Please click here  to see Computer Science department information.

Undergraduate computer science students at CU Denver are able to tailor their degree to their interests and goals.  Students are exposed to the breadth of the field including machine learning & data science, computer graphics & game design, programming, software engineering, systems, scientific computing, secure computing, theory and cyber-physical systems.

The computer science bachelor of science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

The educational objectives of the computer science undergraduate program are to produce graduates who:

  • Advance professionally as productive, practicing professionals in computer science and related careers through the continued development of their expertise and skills.
  • Further develop their knowledge, skill set, and career opportunities through graduate education and/or professional studies.
  • Function effectively as part of a team to succeed in their professional careers.

Measurable Outcomes

The BS-CS program must enable its students to attain, by the time of graduation:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program.

Declaring This Major

  • Click here  to go to information about declaring a major

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in all courses applying to major requirements.
  2. Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA in all CSCI courses attempted.                                                                                                                                     

The BS Computer Science degree requires 128 credits including: 24 credits of CU Denver Core Curriculum, 12 credits of Mathematics, 10 Credits of Physical Science and 82 credits of Computer Science.

Take 82 credits of Computer Science Courses including:

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Programs