Loyola University Chicago

Department of Computer Science

Curriculum

B.S. in Computer Science

If you enrolled prior to Fall 2013 you may use the old Computer Science B.S. curriculum located here.

Major Requirements (51 Credit Hours)

Both of the following must be taken:

One of the following must be taken:

One of the following must be taken:

All of the following must be taken:

Practicum Capstone

Six (6) credits taken from one or more of COMP 390COMP 391, and COMP 398.  See the details of registering in the links for each course. (See also individual degree requirements, which generally permit three additional units beyond the practicum to be counted as an elective, as long as you take no more than 6 units of 391 and no more than 6 units of 398.) Students are encouraged to complete these credits during junior and senior years to draw on prior experience.

Electives

13 Credits taken from:

  • ISOM 349: Project Management

  • Any COMP 300 level electives NOTE: A special case is COMP 390, COMP 391 and COMP 398 : Three additional units beyond the practicum can be counted as an elective, as long as you take no more than 6 units of 391 and no more than 6 units of 398.

Suggested Ordering of Courses

Year 1

  • Calculus 1&2: MATH 161-162
  • Discrete Structures: COMP 163
  • Introduction To Object Oriented Programming: COMP 170

Year 2

  • Intro. To Computer Systems: COMP 264
  • Data Structures: 271
  • Intermediate Object-Oriented Development: 313
  • Social, Legal, and Ethical Issues in Computing: COMP 317

Year 3

  • Programming Languages: COMP 372,
  • Algorithms: COMP 363
  • Electives

Year 4

  • Operating Systems: COMP 374
  • Electives
  • Practicum