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Bachelors of Science in Computer Science & Engineering (BS CSE)
The BS CSE program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) and by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC), both of ABET, Inc. The Ohio State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.*
The BS CSE program offers students a general education in engineering, physical sciences, and mathematics, along with intensive study in computer science.
Program Requirements and Details
Curriculum for students who have completed ECE 2000/2100
Curriculum for students who have not completed ECE 2000/2100
Majors must select a specialized option. Requirements for the specialized options may dictate core and technical elective choices.
Students may access their Degree Audit online through Buckeye Link. The Degree Audit is an up-to-date list of courses completed toward the degree and courses yet to be taken. The Advising Report available at the same site may also be useful.
Policies: The Engineering College's Committee on Academic Affairs (CCAA) is responsible for setting policies applicable to all engineering programs including the BS CSE program. The CCAA Handbook details the current policies. Specifically, pages 32-33 of the handbook list graduation requirements and procedures. Pages 36 onward describe academic standards that students maintain and policies regarding probation, dismissal, and reinstatement. Briefly, students are required to maintain MPHR and CPHR of 2.0 or above; failure to do so, as detailed in the handbook, may result in probation or dismissal from the program, the college, or the university.
All information above is based on semester curriculum. If you joined OSU before Su 2012, please see the conversion to semesters page to see the requirements that will apply to you.
*A key aspect of the BS CSE program is a comprehensive set of processes and tools to assess the program and to use the results of the assessments to evaluate various aspects of the program and identify and implement improvements in the program.