Webb School Of Engineering
Computer Science

B.A. in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers the B.A. degree in Computer Science. To graduate from High Point University with this degrees, students must complete the following:

B.A. in Computer Science
Major Requirements 44 credits
University Core Requirements 50 credits
Electives 34 credits


128 credits

Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science (44 credits)

Take the following courses (20 credits):

  • CSC 1710 Introduction to Programming (4)
  • CSC 1720 Advanced Programming with Data Structures (4)
  • CSC 2410 Computer Systems (4)
  • CSC 2710 Advanced Data Structures with Algorithm Development (4)
  • MTH 1410 Calculus I or MTH 1415 Mathematics for Engineers I (4)

Select two courses from the following based on your interest in computer science (8 credits)
MTH 1420, MTH 1425, MTH 2050, MTH 2210 or CSC 2342, MTH 2310, MTH 2410, MTH 3150, MTH3810, MTH/CSC 3910, STS 2910, STS 3005

Select four CSC electives at the 1210 level or above, at least one of which is at the 4000 level (16 credits)
Note: Neither CSC 4910 nor CSC 4920 count towards this requirement.
Note: Neither CSC-2342 nor MTH/CSC-3910 can count for both math and CSC electives.

In addition to the courses required for the major, students wishing to graduate with departmental honors need to also complete CSC 4910 Undergraduate Research I and CSC 4920 Undergraduate Research II.

The requirements on this page are applicable for students first enrolling in the 2019-2020 Academic Year. Older students should see their applicable Undergraduate Bulletin for details.


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