This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2021-2022 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.

CMSC 101. Introduction to Computer Science. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: MATH 141 or the equivalent with a minimum grade of C. An introduction to the work of computer scientists, including an overview of current research and application areas as well as career opportunities. Topics include problem-solving, the basics of computer organization, the software engineering life cycle, research resources and social and ethical aspects of technology. Additional topics also include binary, hexadecimal, two’s complement, floating point representation, ASCII and Unicode.

Computer Science, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a concentration in data science

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/engineering/computer-science/computer-science-bs-concentration-data-science/

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is built on a rigorous, highly concentrated, accredited curriculum of computer science courses, and includes concentrations in cybersecurity, data science and software engineering. The program provides a strong foundation in the discipline and includes advanced study in several important areas of computer science.

Computer Science, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a concentration in cybersecurity

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/engineering/computer-science/computer-science-bs-concentration-cybersecurity/

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is built on a rigorous, highly concentrated, accredited curriculum of computer science courses, and includes concentrations in cybersecurity, data science and software engineering. The program provides a strong foundation in the discipline and includes advanced study in several important areas of computer science.

Computer Science, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) with a concentration in software engineering

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/engineering/computer-science/computer-science-bs-concentration-software-engineering/

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is built on a rigorous, highly concentrated, accredited curriculum of computer science courses, and includes concentrations in cybersecurity, data science and software engineering. The program provides a strong foundation in the discipline and includes advanced study in several important areas of computer science.

Computer Engineering, Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/engineering/electrical-computer-engineering/computer-engineering-bs/

...Major core requirements CMSC 312 Introduction to Operating Systems 3 EGRE 101 Introduction to Engineering...

Center for the Study of Biological Complexity

http://bulletin.vcu.edu/undergraduate/vcu-life-sciences/center-study-biological-complexity/

...sciences (LFSC) Bioinformatics BNFO 101. Introduction to Scientific...hours. 3 credits. Prerequisites: CMSC 245 or 255...