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2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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

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Professors: Breeann Flesch, Jie Liu, Becka Morgan, Scot Morse
Associate professors: Thaddeus Shannon, Yanwei Wu
Assistant professor: Lucas Cordova


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 Elective Credits: 8

  • Choose courses above CS 400, excluding CS 422

Total Credits: 84


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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