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Division of Continuing Studies

Computer Science

The Division of Continuing Studies offers the Bachelor of General Studies degree with an area of concentration in computer science.


  CIST 1400 (CIST 1100 or
CIST 1300 & MATH 1310)
Introduction to Computer Programming 3 hrs
  CIST 1404 Lab (if no previous programming) 1 hr
  CSCI 1620 (CIST 1400 & MATH 1950) Introduction to Computer Science II 3 hrs
  CSCI 1840 (CSCI 1620) Introduction to C Programming 3 hrs
  CSCI 2030 (CSCI 1620 & MATH 1950) Mathematical Foundation of Computer Science 3 hrs
  CSCI 3320

(CSCI 1620 & MATH 2030 or CSCI 2030)
Data Structures 3 hrs
  CSCI 3710 (CSCI 3320) Introduction to Computer Organization and Architecture 3 hrs

An additional 12 hours of CSCI upper division to include 6 hours from this list:
  CSCI 3550 (CSCI 3320) Communication Networks 3 hrs
  CSCI 4220 (CSCI 3320 & CSCI 3660) Programming Languages 3 hrs
  CSCI 4350 (CSCI 3710) Computer Architecture 3 hrs
  CSCI 4500 (CSCI 3710 & CSCI 4350) Operating Systems 3 hrs
  CSCI 4830 (CSCI 3320) Introductions to Software Engineering 3 hrs
  6 hours upper level CSCI courses

Required Mathematics Secondary Field:
  MATH 1950 Calculus I 5 hrs
  MATH 1960 Calculus II 5 hrs
  MATH 2050 Applied Linear Algebra 3 hrs

Career Information:
An area of concentration in computer science is concerned with the study of all aspects of computing, including hardware, software, algorithms and contemporary applications. It provides students with a solid background in the fundamentals of computing and the necessary knowledge to pursue an advanced degree, if desired. Computer science students may find careers in programming, systems development, network administration, database management, systems installation and implementation, instructional technology, software design, consulting, education, technical writing, web design, and sales.
For more career information, check out U.S. Department of Labor - Computer Scientists, U.S. Department of Labor - Computer Software Engineers, or UNO Career Center.

Revised Spring 2013