Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
GE Requirements (SF State Bulletin: General Education)
Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.
- General Information
- Transfer Student Information
- Freshman Student Information
- College Resource Center (Advising)
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||
|When should I first meet with my major department?||
New students should seek advising on Advising Day; see http://cs.sfsu.edu for schedule.
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||
See list of CSC faculty at http://cs.sfsu.edu/advising/undergraduate
If you're a freshman, sophomore, or junior, please see any CSC undergraduate advisor.
Transfer students should contact one of the Transfer Advisors.
|Where can I find information about major advising?||http://cs.sfsu.edu/undergrad.html|
|Does your department have a major planning sheet for me as a guide?||Yes, we have a major planning sheet/chart.|
|Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes?||
No, but new students are highly encouraged to see advisors on Advising Day, usually right before the start of the semester.
See http://cs.sfsu.edu for details.
|What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full?||
Talk to instructors, get their names on the waiting list.
Attempt to crash courses on first day of instruction.
Take any remaining GE requirements.
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||See advisors during their office hours. They are there to support you plan your schedule.|
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
MATH 325 (may have been fulfilled at CC, check Assist.org for equivalency)
Upper division GE Courses if Major Courses are full
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||
|Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them?||Not Applicable.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
|Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?||
CSC 210/CSC 211*
Mathematics Pathway 2 students that are eligible for MATH 226* should take it in their first semester. Pathway 2 students not eligible for MATH 226 should take MATH 199*. Pathway 3 and 4 students should take MATH 197 in their first semester and MATH 198 in their second semester.
*1-unit Supplemental Instruction courses (SCI) are offered for these classes as additional support. These courses can be found in the SFSU Class Schedule (https://webapps.sfsu.edu/public/classservices/classsearch) by searching for the SCI prefix.
|Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?||
Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?
||AP Computer Science A with scores 4 or 5 can replace CSC 210. We do not accept AP Computer Science Principles.|
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