All beginning students are expected to take COSC 1430 and 2430 or the equivalent before starting the major courses. These courses introduce general computer concepts and applications and develop programming skills. To complete the major program language requirements, the student will be expected to demonstrate programming competence in a second general purpose high level language. This competency can be demonstrated through the successful completion of a course in an approved language.
Common Core (17 sch)
All plnas of study in Computer Science include a common core of courses:
In addition to the common core, the student majoring in Computer Science is required to complete five advanced Computer Science courses including 3-6 hours of COSC 4395 . These courses will be determined in consultation with the Computer Science faculty.
Students at U. T. Permian Basin majoring in Computer Science are required to have a minor. The choice of the minor is up to the student but should be selected to further the student’s education objectives.
Teacher Certification and TExES Requirements
Candidates for TExES tests in computer science must complete the courses listed below, or equivalent courses as approved by a computer science advisor.