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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, A.B./B.A./B.S.

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Professors: Jie Liu, John Marsaglia, Scot Morse, David Olson
Associate professors: Breeann Flesch, Becka Morgan, Yanwei Wu


Founded in 1980, the WOU Computer Science program blends instruction of theoretical and practical aspects of computing, with an emphasis on the practical. Our graduates demonstrate a solid foundation in core concepts, problem solving and decision-making skills, preparing graduates who will be productive employees as software engineers and lifelong learners. As part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, students select from a wide-variety of minors. The major and minor combination provides unique employment opportunities for our graduates.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate expertise in software engineering practices.
  2. Master software development and project management tools consistent with current industry standards.
  3. Exhibit autodidactic qualities through individual studies, group projects and research opportunities.

Computer Science Electives: (12)

  • Choose courses above CS 400

Total Credits (74)


Computer science majors must have a grade of C or better in courses used to satisfy the major requirements. Students must also have a C or better in all listed prerequisite courses unless waived by the course instructor and the Computer Science Division chair.

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