Applied Computing

Degree Requirements

Applied Computing Degree Requirements

Please view the Applied Computing Curriculum Sheet (pdf format) for a condensed overview.

Prerequisites (30 credits)

Core Requirements (30 credits)

Additional Requirements

Minor or Cluster Requirements (25 credits)

As part of its unique curriculum, the Applied Computing degree requires students to complete 25 credits in a declared minor or student-defined cluster of related courses that focuses on a subject or discipline other than computing. When considering options for their secondary discipline, Applied Computing students should reflect on the type of work that they are interested in pursuing after graduation. Graduates with an Applied Computing degree will be expected to be able to combine detailed knowledge of their chosen secondary discipline with a practical understanding and application of modern computing methods and practices. 

Of these 25 credits:

  • Minimum of 15 credits must be at the 300-400 level

CSS Electives (25 credits)

All CSS electives must be at the 200-400 level. Of these 25 credits:

  • Minimum of 10 credits must be at the 400 level
  • Maximum of 10 credits are allowed at the 200 level
  • Maximum of 15 credits combined of CSS 397/495/498/499 or B IMD 495
  • Maximum of 10 credits combined of 490 (Special Topics)

300-400 Level Electives (10 credits)

  • May be CSS electives or electives from other types of coursework

University Requirements

All Area of Knowledge Requirements may overlap with the Applied Computing program requirements above.

  • Visual Literary and Performing Arts (15 credits)
  • Individuals and Societies (15 credits)
  • Diversity (3 credits)