Senate Bill 148 of the 75th Texas Legislature (1997) mandated Field of Study curricula. The field of study curricula, along with core curricula, are intended to facilitate transferability of courses among Texas public colleges and universities.

All public four-year institutions are required to accept Coordinating Board approved field of study courses in fulfillment of lower-division requirements for bachelor’s degrees in majors that correspond to the field of study.
Core Curriculum and Field of Study for Computer Science is designed for students seeking a bachelor’s degree with a major in Computer Science.

The following set of courses may be applied as deemed appropriate by the awarding institution. The field of study curriculum is furthermore intended to serve as a guide for community and technical colleges in structuring a transfer curriculum in Computer Science.

Fields of study are valid only when no course substitutions are made.

Core Curriculum Courses
Select courses from the Core Curriculum.
Semester Credit Hours: 44/45

Students should visit with an advisor regarding transfer to a specific college or

Core Curriculum Courses

Computer Science Field of Study  
COSC- Select according to the receiving institution 12 hours
8 hours
MATH 2413 Calculus I  
MATH 2414 Calculus II  
4 hours
PHYS 2425 University Physics I  
PHYS 2426 University Physics II  
Other Courses
2 hours
Total Credit Hours