Computer Science (BS): Game Development (14CSCBS-14CSCGAME)

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CH 101Chemistry – A Molecular Science1,2,B 3 CSC 116 Intro to Computing- Java2 3
CH 102 General Chemistry Laboratory1,2,B 1 MA 241 Calculus II1,2,A 4
E 101 Intro to Engineering
& Prob Solving 1,9
1 PY 205 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I 1,2,B 3
E 115 Intro to Computing Environments1 1 PY 206 Physics for Engineers & Scientists I Lab 1
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research 1,9,H 4 EC 205 Fund of EconD
(or EC 201 or ARE 201)
3
MA 141 Calculus I1,2,A 4 E 102 Engineering in the 21st Century 1,2,G 2
14 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CSC 216 Programming Concepts – Java2 4 CSC 230 C and Software Tools 3
CSC 226 Discrete Mathematics for CSC2 3 CSC 316 Data Structures for CSC 3
MA 242 Calculus III 4 MA 305 Elementary Linear Algebra 3
PY 208 Physics for Engineers & Scientists IIB 3 GEP Requirement* 3
PY 209 Physics for Engineers
& Scientists II LabB
1 Basic Science Elective3,B 3
Health and Exercise Studies CourseE 1
16 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CSC 236 Comp Org & Assem Lang for CSC 3 CSC 326 Software Engineering 4
CSC 246 Operating
Systems for CSC
3 CSC 379 Ethics in Computing 1
CSC 333 Automata, Grammars, & Computability 3 CSC *** CSC Games Restricted Elective4,2 3
ST 370 Probability & Statistics for Engrs 3 ENG 331 Comm. for Engr and Tech 3
GEP Requirement* 3 Health and Exercise Studies CourseE 1
Games Restricted Elective5 3
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
CSC 461 Computer Graphics2 3 CSC 492 Senior Design Project7 3
CSC 481 Game Development2 3 CSC 4** Advanced Games Elective6,2 3
GEP Requirement* 3 CSC Games Restricted Elective4,2 3
GEP Requirement* 3 Games Restricted Elective5 3
Games Restricted Elective5 3 GEP Requirement* 3
 15 15

 

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation,8,I,J,K: 121

 

Major/Program requirements and footnotes

1 Courses required for matriculation (CODA)
2 Grade of C or higher required.
3 To be selected from CH 201, PY 123, 124, any PY course with a prerequisite of PY 208, or any PB, BIO, MEA, or ZO course.
4 To be selected from CSC 281, 411, 454, 462, 482, 484, or 582.
5 To be selected from ENG 282, 288, 376, 377, 492 (Special Topics in Film), COM 327, 427 or MUS 306.
6 To be selected from CSC 462 or CSC 482. CSC 462 may not be offered every academic year.
7 CSC 492 is the only course that meets this requirement in all CSC curricula effective August 2008 or thereafter.
8 The GPA earned in all courses attempted at NCSU must be 2.0 or higher. One of the following two conditions regarding the major GPA is required: 1) the major GPA, which consists of all CSC courses attempted at NCSU, must be 2.0 of higher or 2) a student whose major grade point average is below a 2.0 may graduate if  no CSC course used to satisfy the major requirements has a grade below a C-.
9 Grade of C- or higher required.

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP footnotes
To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.
University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at https://oucc.dasa.ncsu.edu/general-education-program/.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: MA 141, 241
B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: CH 101, 102, PY 205, 208
C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: None
D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: EC 205 or EC 201 or ARE 201
E. Health & Exercise Studies (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Health & Exercise Studies Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Health & Exercise Studies course list.
F. Additional Breadth – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
   X Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or  __Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering
G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement: E 102
H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements

I. U.S. Diversity
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None
J. Global Knowledge
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course  list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement: None
K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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