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Graduation Requirements

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Graduation Requirements Units
General Education* 51
Preparation for the Major* 48-50
Major Requirements 27

The minimum number of units required for this degree is 120. 

* Six (6) lower-division General Education units are automatically satisfied by courses taken in Preparation for the Major. 

Preparation for the Major

Lower Division (12 units) 
Course Number Course Name Units
CS 111** Computer Science I 4
CS 211 Computer Science II 4
CS 231 Assembly and Digital Circuits 4
Non-Computer Science Supporting Courses (36-38) 
Course Number Course Number Units
ACCT 201 Intro to Financial Accounting 3
ACCT 202 Intro to Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 302 Foundations of Business Environments 2
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ECON 202 ** Principles of Macroeconomics 3
FIN 302 Foundations of Finance 2
MATH 160** Calculus with Applications, I 5
MATH 270 or 370 Basic Discrete Mathematics 3
MATH 242 or MATH 440 Introduction to Statistics 3-4
MGMT 302 Foundations of Organizational Behavior 2
MKTG 302 Foundations of Marketing 2
OM 302 Foundations of Operations Management 2
PSYC 100** or SOC 101** Intro to Psychology or Intro to Sociology 3-4

Major Requirements

Upper-Division (27 units)
Course Number Course Name Units
CS 311 Data Structures 3
CS 433 Operating Systems 3
CS 436 Introduction to Networking 3
CS 441 Software Engineering 3
CS 443 Database Management Systems 3
CIS 341 Computer System Analysis and Design 3
CIS 444 Web Programming 3
CIS 490 Project Management and Practice 3
Upper-division CS/CIS elective  (3 units)  

Select 1 course from CS/CIS numbered 300 or higher, with the exception of CS 301.                                                                        

* Some courses in preparation for the major may satisfy the Mathematics/Quantitative Reasoning (B4) requirement and the Discipline-Specific or Second Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (D) requirement in General Education.  The courses satisfying these requirements are denoted by **.