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University Core requirements (UKCore)
Requirements each undergraduate student at UK must complete to earn any degree. A description of each component of UKCore and courses are found in the UK Bulletin online. The Computer Science requiements are in here.
University Graduation Requirements
UK has four graduation requirements that must be satisfied to earn your degree. These are the basic skills mathematics requirement, second tier writing requirement, residence requirement, and the graduation application requirement.
Applies to students entering the university in Fall 2011 and after.
Pre-Engineering Courses Course Title Credit Hours UKCore CC11 Composition and Communication I 4 CS-100 Computer Science Professions 1 CS 115/215 Computer Science I/II 7 CS-216 Intro. to Software Engineering 3 CS-275 Discrete Mathematics 4 MA 1131/114 Calculus I/II 8 PHY-231/2411 Physics I + Lab 5 Additional Required Courses Course Title Credit Hours Natural Sciences Electives these Science courses are in addition to Physics 6 PHY-232/2421 Physics II + Lab 5 UKCore CC21 Composition and Communication II 3 MA-213 Calculus III 4 EE-280 Design of Logic Circuits 3 STA-281 Statistics 3 CS/EE-380 Machine Organization 3 CS-315 Data Structures & Algorithms 3 MA/CS-321 Numerical Analysis 3 CS-375 Logic & Theory of Computing 3 CS-470 Operating Systems 3 CS-499 Senior Project 3 ENG Writing Graduation Requirement 3 Computer Science Electives (see below) 9 Technical Electives (see below) 12 Electives from areas other than CS, MA, science, or engineering 6
1 - these courses can be used to satisfy UKCore requirements
Computer Science Electives
Three 300-level or above CS courses including at least two of: CS-335, 405, 441, 450, and 463 — 9 credit hours
12 credit hours selected from 300-level or greater MA, CS, EE or B&E courses. MA-214 is also acceptable. — 12 credit hours
Natural Science Electives
Two courses in addition to the required Physics (check with the advisor for acceptable courses) — 6 credit hours
University Core (UKCore) requirements must be satisfied. Note that the Foreign Language is required in addition to UKCore.
Credit and Grade Point Hour Requirements
128 credit hours minimum with a 2.0 GPA overall and in your major courses.