Computer Science + Linguistics, BSLAS

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


computer science degree information: CS + X Degrees

linguistics information: CS + Linguistics

department page: https://linguistics.illinois.edu/


overview of college admissions & requirements: Liberal Arts & Sciences

college websites: https://las.illinois.edu/ and https://engineering.illinois.edu

computer science email: undergrad@cs.illinois.edu

linguistics advising: https://linguistics.illinois.edu/academics/undergraduate-program/undergraduate-advising


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

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


Please see the computer science advisor as well as the linguistics 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).

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
OR
Introduction to Computer Systems
& two CS courses at the 400 level above CS 403, excluding CS 421 and CS 491. These two courses must be distinct from all other courses used to fulfill program requirements or options.
Choose one of the following:
Statistical Analysis
Biostatistics
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 Linguistics Coursework - Minimum of 24 hours
LING 100Intro to Language Science3
LING 301Elements of Syntax3
LING 307Elmnts Semantics & Pragmatics3
LING 406Introduction to Computational Linguistics3
Advanced Coursework- select at least three of the following9
Machine Translation: History and Applications
Special Topics in Linguistics (Check with advisor for appropriate topics. May be repeated to meet this requirement if topics vary)
Machine Learning
Linguistics Breadth Course3
Any 200-level or higher Linguistics Course (with the exception of ESL and language courses)