Academic Four-Year Plan

Those are sample plans for students entering in even falls.  Please contact the faculty member in a specific program for a plan tailored for you.   

 

Computer Science

Contact Person: Crystal Peng
Phone: 6301
Email: Crystal.Peng@sckans.edu

Freshman FALL (13 hr)
CPTR110 Intro to Computer Systems (3 hr)

PREP100 First Year Seminar (1 hr)
ENG 110 College Writing I (3 hr)
MATH110 College Algebra (3 hr)
Plus 1 Additional General Education Course (3 hr)

Freshman SPRING (12 hr)
CPTR112 Programming I (3 hr)
MATH319 Linear Algebra (3 hr)

ENG 120 College Writing II (3 hr)
COMM102 Oral Communication (3 hr)
     Offered every semester, but advised to take at the beginning of the program

Sophomore FALL (13 hr)
CPTR212 Programming II (3 hr)
MATH222 Calculus 1 (4 hr)

Plus 2 General Education Courses (6 hr)

Sophomore SPRING (13 hr)
CPTR320 Database Management Systems (3 hr)
MATH223 Calculus 2 (4 hr)

Plus 2 General Education Courses (6 hr)

Junior FALL (12 hr)
CPTR341 Operating Systems (3 hr)
CPTR453 Analysis of Algorithm (graduate school intention) (3 hr) (elective)
ENG 210 Business Communications (3 hr)

Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Junior SPRING (12 hr)
COMM315 Persuasion (3 hr)
CPTR345  Software Engineering (3 hr)
CPTR306  Visual Basic Programming or
       CPTR 315 Java Programming
(3 hr) (elective)
MATH320 Intro to Adv Math (3 hr)

Senior FALL (9 hr)
CPTR310 Theory of Programming Languages (3 hr)
CPTR430 Intro to Artificial Intelligence (3 hr) (elective)
CPTR454 Senior Project and Seminar (3 hr)

Senior SPRING (9 hr)
CPTR324 Computer Networks & Concepts (3 hr)
CPTR452 Automata (3 hr)

PREP499 Career Preparation (3 hr)

Special Instructions for Advisors:
1. This plan includes 93 credit hours (all 34 General Edu req + 50 major req + 9 major elective). Student should take additional hrs to meet SC graduation requirement (at least 124 hrs)
2. Course work for PREP499 starts from the first semester, but the credit is not assigned until last semester
3. Majors should take at least one activity hour a semester (CPTR234) and/or the required activities for any New Media scholarship. See catalog for list of approved electives

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Digital Arts

Contact Person: Tom Jacobs
Phone: 6351
Email: Tom.Jacobs@sckans.edu

Freshman FALL (15 hr)
ENG 110 College Writing I (3 hr)
ART 123 Basic Drawing (3 hr)
CPTR 110 Intro to Computer Systems (3 hr)
Plus 2 General Education Courses (6 hr)

Freshman SPRING (12 hr)
ART 215 Painting Studio 1 (3 hr)
ENG 120 College Writing II(3 hr)
COMM/ART 103 Graphic Design (3 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Sophomore FALL (15 hr)
COMM/ART 216 Composing with Paint & Draw Programs I (3 hr)
CPTR 211 Basic Info & Website Design (3 hr)
ENG 210 Business Communications (3 hr)
CPTR 240 3D Modeling & Animation I (3 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Sophomore SPRING (15 hr)
COMM 212 Video Field Production (3 hr)
COMM/ART 316 Composing with Paint & Draw Programs II (3 hr)  
COMM 320 Adv Web Design: Graph Tech (3 hr)
CPTR 345 Desktop Publishing (3 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Junior FALL (12 hr)
COMM 112 Video News Production (3 hr)
 or CPTR 250  3D Modeling & Animation II (3 hr)
CPTR 220 Digital Sound (3 hr)
COMM 346 Multimedia Authoring(3 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Junior SPRING (6 hr)
COMM 206 Digital Photography (3 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Senior FALL (3 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Senior SPRING (6 hr)
COMM 315 Persuasion (3 hr)
PREP 499 Career Preparation (3 hr)

Special Instructions for Advisors:
Majors should take at least one activity hour a semester and/or the required activities for any New Media scholarship.  See catalog for list of approved electives.

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Computer Game Development

Contact Person: Tom Jacobs
Phone: 6351
Email: Tom.Jacobs@sckans.edu

I & SD = Students planning to complete the Image and Sound Design track within this emphasis.
G /LD = Students planning to complete the Game/Level Design track within this emphasis.
SD = Students planning to complete the Software Design track within this emphasis.

Freshman FALL
ENG 110 College Writing I (3 hr)
CPTR 200 Computer Game Concepts (1 hr)
CPTR 110 Intro to Computer Systems (3 hr)
I & SD = MUS 111 Foundations in Music (4 hr)
G /LD = PSYC 112 General Psychology (4 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Courses (3 hr)

Freshman SPRING
ENG 120 College Writing II (3 hr)
CPTR 200 Computer Game Concepts (1 hr)
I & SD = open
G /LD = THTR (1 hr) (see notes below)
SD = Math 112 Trigonometry (3 hr)-Take elsewhere
Plus 2 General Education Courses (6 hr)

Sophomore FALL
CPTR 200 Computer Game Concepts (1 hr)
CPTR 205 Game Planning and Production (2 hr)
COMM 346 MM Auth For CD ROM & Web (3 hr)
I & SD = CPTR 220 Digital Sound (3 hr)
I & SD = COMM/ART 216 Composing with Paint & Draw Programs I (3 hr)
G /LD = open
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Sophomore SPRING
COMM 315 Persuasion (3 hr)
SD = CPTR 112 Programming I (3 hr)
CPTR 200 Computer Game Concepts (1 hr)
CPTR 205 Game Planning and Production (2 hr)
G /LD = COMM 220 Interactive Storytelling (3 hr)
I & SD = COMM/ART 103 Graphic Design (3 hr)

Junior FALL
CPTR 200 Computer Game Concepts (1 hr)
CPTR 205 Game Planning and Production (2 hr)
SD = CPTR 212 Programming II (3 hr)
CPTR 240 3D Modeling & Anim I (3 hr)
G /LD = BUS 322 Management (3 hr)
THTR (1 hr) (see notes below)
SD = PHYS 201 College Physics (4 hr)

Junior SPRING
CPTR 200 Computer Game Concepts (1 hr) 
CPTR 205 Game Planning and Production (2 hr)
I & SD = CPTR 250 3D Modeling & Anim II (3 hr)
THTR (1 hr) (see notes below)
SD = open
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Senior FALL
CPTR 205 Game Planning and Production (2 hr)
ENG 210 Business Communications (3 hr)
I & SD = CPTR 350 3D Modeling & Anim III (3 hr)
G /LD = BUS 394 Marketing (3 hr)
SD = MATH 319 Linear Algebra (3 hr)
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

Senior SPRING
PREP 499 Career Preparation (3 hr)
CPTR 205 Game Planning and Production (2 hr)

G /LD = 219 Social Psychology (3 hr)
I & SD = open
G /LD = open
SD = open 
Plus 1 General Education Course (3 hr)

 

Special Instructions for Advisors:
Students in the GL/D track should complete two one-hour enrollments from among THTR 112/113
New Media scholarship recipients should enroll in COMM/CPTR 234 Digital Media Experience (1 hr) each semester.

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