UT Tyler Department of Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Admission Requirements
Upon student’s 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.
Before enrolling in upper-division (junior and senior level) courses, students must have earned a grade of C or better in each of the following:
Programming Fundamentals 3 or 4 semester hours
Object-Oriented Programming 3 or 4 semester hours
Data Structures 3 semester hours
Computer Organization 3 semester hours
Calculus I/II 6 to 8 semester hours
Physical Science I/II/III 12 semester hours
Students are encouraged to take Physics I/II (calculus-based) to meet the requirement for Physical Science I and II. Also, preparation should be started for upper-division work in supporting areas such as business, mathematics, engineering or physical science.