Aug 10, 2022  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED]

Computer Science, B.S.

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Developing computer software consistently tops the best jobs in the U.S. list. The Computer Science program at UW-Stout focuses on computer software and media applications. This program stays current with today’s technologies, devices, and applications. Concentrations in this major focus on specific areas such as games or mobile applications.


General Requirements
Bachelor of Science Degree

Total for graduation 120 credits  
General Education 41 credits  
Major Studies 79 credits  

Program Requirements

Racial and Ethnic Studies (6 credits*)

Three credits must be selected from RES-A.

Global Perspective (6 credits*)

Complete a program of university-approved work or study abroad or 6 credits of global perspective approved courses. 

General Education (41 credits)

Analytic Reasoning and Natural Sciences (10 credits)

MATH-156 is required for all concentrations. PHYS-281 is required for the Game Design and Development concentration.

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)

Courses must be from the approved ARHU course list and include two or more areas, including art history, creative arts, foreign language and culture, history, literature, music appreciation, performing arts, and philosophy.

Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits)

Courses must be from the approved SBSC list and include two or more areas including anthropology, economics, geography, political science, psychology and sociology.

Cross-disciplinary Issues (3 credits)

Courses must be selected from the list of approved cross-disciplinary issues courses.

Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning (3 credits)

Selectives (4 credits)

Major Studies (79 credits)

Mathematics (14 credits)

Concentrations (32 credits)

Select one concentration.

Selective (3 credits)

Choose three credits from:

  • CS-XXX Any upper level CS course (not listed above) or
  • GDD-XXX Any upper level GDD course (not listed above) or
  • MATH-XXX Any upper level MATH course (158 or higher, not listed above)
Mobile Applications (14 credits)

*Practicum must be taken for 8 credits minimum

Selectives (18 credits)

Choose a total of 18 credits from any combination of:

  • CS-3XX or higher or
  • MSCS-2XX or higher or
  • MATH-XXX Any upper level MATH course (158 or higher, not listed above)

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