Computer Science + Anthropology, BSLAS

for the degree of Bachelor of Sciences in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Computer Science & Anthropology

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for the degree of Bachelor of Sciences in Liberal Arts & Sciences Major in Computer Science & Anthropology

Please see the computer science advisor as well as the anthropology advisor.

A Major Plan of Study Form must be completed and submitted to the LAS Student Affairs Office by the beginning of the fifth semester (60-75 hours). Please see the computer science advisor as well as the anthropology advisor.

General education: Students must complete the Campus General Education requirements including the campus general education language requirement.

Minimum required major and supporting course work: Normally equates to 66 hours. Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level Anthropology courses must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Required Computer Science Coursework
CS 100Freshman Orientation (recommended) 11
CS 124Introduction to Computer Science I3
CS 128Introduction to Computer Science II3
CS 173Discrete Structures3
CS 225Data Structures4
CS 222Software Design Lab1
Choose one of the following combinations8-11
Computer Architecture
and System Programming
Introduction to Computer Systems
& two CS courses at the 400 level above CS 403, excluding CS 421 and CS 491
Choose one of the following:
Statistical Analysis
Probability & Statistics for Computer Science
CS 374Introduction to Algorithms & Models of Computation4
CS 421Programming Languages & Compilers3
Mathematics (may also fulfill the General Education Quantitative Reasoning I and II requirements)
MATH 221Calculus I4-5
or MATH 220 Calculus
MATH 225Introductory Matrix Theory2 or 3
or MATH 257 Linear Algebra with Computational Applications
MATH 231Calculus II3
Required Anthropology Coursework - Minimum of 24 hours
Required Foundation Courses. Select at least 4 courses from the following. Students may make one course substitution for one of the required foundation courses, choosing from the option listed.12-18
Introduction to Anthropology
Humanizing Science
Introduction to Archaeology
World Archaeology
Sociocultural Anthropology
Anthro in a Changing World
Biological Anthropology
Human Origins and Culture
Language in Culture
Talking Culture
Anth of Science and Technology
Topics in Lang & Culture
Electives (Substitutions with permission of advisor)6-9
Human Biological Variation
Images of the Other
'America' in the World
The Culture of Nature
Special Topics (check with advisor for appropriate topics)
Research Methods in Socio-Cultural Anthropology
Economic Anthropology
Landscape Archaeology
Topics in Anthropology (check with advisor for appropriate topics)
Optional Senior Capstone Project (See advisor for details)