New Emphases for BSCS

Beginning Fall 2020, an optional emphasis will be available for the BSCS degree. Initially, two emphases will be offered -- Computer Security and Data Science. To earn an emphasis, a student must fulfill the 15 hours of CSci 300+ electives as follows:

Computer Security emphasis:
  • CSci 325 Fundamentals of Computer Security
  • CSci 361 Introduction to Computer Networks
  • CSci 426 System Security
  • CSci 427 Network Security
  • One of: CSci 323, 475, 491, 523, or 561

Data Science emphasis:
  • CSci 343 Fundamentals of Data Science
  • CSci 443 Advanced Data Science
  • CSci 475 Introduction to Database Systems
  • Two of: CSci 345, 444, 492, 517, or 543

Note that a student may earn at most ONE emphasis on the BSCS degree.