UT Tyler Department of Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Admission Requirements

Upon admission to the computer science major, a faculty member will serve as the student’s academic advisor to work with the student in planning a program to complete the degree requirements. Students are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor throughout the semester and are required to meet with their advisor prior to registering for the next semester.

Transfer Students should complete the following lower division courses to meet prerequisites for Junior and Senior level courses. This course listing uses Texas Common Core Number and Title and should only be used by students who will transfer to the computer science program. Please contact us if your institution does not offer these courses and an advisor will assist you in finding equivalent courses. Students must earn a grade of C or better in each of the following:

COSC 1336 Programming Fundamentals I 
COSC 1337 Programming Fundamentals II
COSC 2336 Programming Fundamentals III
COSC 2325 Computer Organization  
MATH 2413 Calculus I    
MATH 2414 Calculus II  
MATH 2305 Discrete Mathematics  

Lab Science Sequence is also recommended. The sequence must be University Physics I & II, General Chemistry I & II, or General Biology I & II.  Introductory courses are not accepted.