Computer Science and Economics, BSLAS

For the Degree of Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences

Major in Computer Science and Economics

Please visit the computer science advisor as well as the economics advising office.

Computer Science email: academic@cs.illinois.edu
Economics advising: econug@illinois.edu

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 visit the computer science advisor as well as the economics advising office.

Minimum required major and supporting course work normally equates to 66 hours. 

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

Twelve hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the major must be taken on this campus.

Minimum hours required for graduation: 120 hours

Required Computer Science Courses:
CS 100Freshman Orientation (recommended) 10-1
CS 125Intro to Computer Science4
CS 126Software Design Studio3
CS 173Discrete Structures3
CS 225Data Structures4
CS 233Computer Architecture4
CS 241System Programming4
Choose one of the following:3
Economic Statistics I
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 220Calculus4-5
or MATH 221 Calculus I
MATH 225Introductory Matrix Theory2
MATH 231Calculus II3
Required Economics Coursework -- minimum 24 hours
ECON 102Microeconomic Principles3
ECON 103Macroeconomic Principles3
ECON 203Economic Statistics II3
ECON 302Inter Microeconomic Theory3
Four 400-level courses in Economics selected from an approval list of computation-focused courses12
Total Hours65-67