Professional Computer Studies Major BS

Bachelor of Science

The BS in Professional Computer Studies is offered by the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems with supporting services provided by Pace University's Division of Adult Enrollment Services. This division has traditionally been responsible for lending support to the adult undergraduate student and for evaluating life experience for academic credit.

Students enrolling in the program will be permitted to convert their practical experience into Life Experience Learning (LEL) credits. LEL credits can be applied to both the computer studies concentration and elective components of the curriculum. The application of LEL credits will be determined by the faculty of the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems with the assistance of the Division of Adult Enrollment Services.

University Core (60 Credits)

(See University Core Curriculum section)

Foundation Requirements

ENG 110Composition

3 credits

ENG 120Critical Writing

4 credits

ENG 201Writing in the Disciplines

3 credits

COM 200Public Speaking

3 credits

Approved MAT Course

3 credits

Approved Foundation Sci Course

3 credits

CIS 101Introduction to Computing

3 credits

OR

TS 105Computers for Human Empowerment

4 credits

two 3-credit courses from the list below

6 credits

CHI (3 Credit) Language Course

3 credits

FRE (3 credits) Language Course

3 credits

ITA (3 credits) Language Course

3 credits

JPN (3 credits) Language Course

3 credits

POR (3 credits) Language Course

3 credits

RUS (3 credits) Language Course

3 credits

SPAN (3 credits) Language Course

3 credits

Areas of Knowledge (AOK) (24 credits)

See list on Web & schedule which satisfy AOK Core Areas.

Western Heritage- WH (AOK 2)

Two Courses

World Traditions & Cultures- WTC (AOK3)

Two Courses

Humanistic & Creative Expressions - HCE (AOK 4)

Two Courses

Analysis of Human, Social, and Natural Phenomena - HSN (AOK 5)

Two Courses

Computing Concentration

24 Credits

(At Least 12 credits have to be taken at Pace)

Free Electives

44 Credits

UNV 101First-Year Seminar: Introduction to University Community

1 credits

UNV 101 Freshmen Seminar is required for all new Freshmen.

Total Credit Hours: 128

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