UMM ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

DISCIPLINE COVER SHEET #2

SEMESTER

CURRICULUM CHANGES

FORM B

(2/00)

FORM B: DISCIPLINE OBJECTIVES AND REQUIREMENTS

(Submit to Division Chair)

Note: All changes become effective the fall semester following Campus Assembly approval.

 

Discipline:

Computer Science

Date

Sept 19, 2000

See instructions given in separate document.

 

I. Introductory Statement:

No change

II. Objectives:

No change

III. Assessment:

No change

IV. Requirements for a Major:

CSci 1301-1302—Problem Solving and Algorithm Development I-II

CSci 2101—Data Structures

CSci 3401—Models of Computing Systems

CSci 3501—Algorithms and Computability

CSci 3601—Software Design and Development

CSci 3901-Seminar

CSci 3902—Seminar I

CSci 3903Seminar II or equivalent experience approved by the discipline.

14 credits of electives. Elective credits must meet a distribution requirement of at least 4 credits in each area: Programming and Languages, Computing Systems, and Theory. (CSci 44xx, 45xx, and 46xx), with at least two 4- credit courses (CSci 4x5x) in different areas and three 2-credit courses (CSci 4x0x). For current and recent topic offerings see www.morris.umn.edu/academic/csci.

In addition, majors must complete a Hum general education course outside the major and 12 credits of appropriate Math or Stat courses numbered 1101 and above (not to include Math Stat 1601 or Math 2211).

Majors also must complete at least 8 credits from biology, chemistry, geology, or physics.

Up to 8 credits of coursework with a grade of D may be used to meet the major requirements if offset by an equivalent number of credits of A or B.

V. Requirements for a Minor:

. . . in addition, students minoring in computer science must complete at least 4 credits of Math or Stat courses numbered 1020 and above (not to include Math 2211) . . .

VI. Requirements for Teacher Preparation:

N/A

VII. Other:

On the basis of advice from the Registrar, we request that these changes be made retroactive to Fall 1999.