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Computer and Data Sciences combines technical skills with the liberal arts to hone problem-solving skills that may be used in a wide array of settings. The integrated majors with mathematical sciences, chemistry and physics deepen these skills while developing specific disciplinary expertise in these sciences.
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|Requirements for a Major in Integrated Computer Science-Physics|
|Total Credits||47 total credits for a Major in Integrated Computer Science-Physics|
|Core Courses||PHY 131 General Physics I: Mechanics, 172 General Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism and Waves , 251 General Physics III: Modern Physics, Optics, 501 Senior Seminar, 502 Senior Seminar, CSC 101 Introduction to Programming, 209 Object-Oriented Programming, 236 Data Analysis and Visualization, 336 Data Structures and Algorithms.|
|Elective Courses||4 additional credits in CSC; 4 additional credits in PHY|
|Additional Requirements||PHY 501, 502 Senior Seminar (must complete computer/data sciences-oriented project)|
- Each integrated major requires students to complete a culminating project applying computer and data sciences to the other discipline; these projects take place in the senior seminar.
- Skills in problem-solving, oral presentation writing and critical thinking are refined and developed in the upper-level disciplinary courses taken in physics, as described in the Catalog sections for each integrated major.