Foundations

The Foundations Track can be used to satisfy the track requirements of the CIS Major.

The Foundations Track is the most general track, allowing a student to choose a set of electives tailored to his or her interests and intended choice of career.

Foundations Track PDF

Faculty Advisors: Zena AriolaMichal Young.

104 credits total

  Credits
CIS Core Requirements (80 credits)
 
80  
CIS Electives (20 credits)  
Complete 12 upper-division CIS elective credits.
 
12
Complete 8 additional upper-division CIS elective credits 8  
Choose electives from CIS upper-division courses, including Individualized Study Courses. CIS 399 and 410 must have regular class meetings, 
homework assignments and a prerequisite of 313 or higher.

 
Complete 4 upper-division math elective credits 4  
Choose any math course with a prerequisite of MATH 252 or higher, or CIS 413, 420, 427, 410 Cryptography, 473 Probabilistic Methods. CIS courses used 
to complete mathematics elective cannot be used toward upper-division CIS elective credits.