Computer Science

These requirements apply to UAB's major in Computer Science including its specialization in Computer Networking.

Area V Transfer Student Pre-Professional & Elective Courses (19 semester hours)

Hours approved by the STARS approved Area V guide for Computer Science: 14 Semester Hours

Remaining 9 semester hours should be taken from:

Alabama Community College System Courses/ UAB Course Equivalents/Semester Hours

  • CIS 255 - Java Programming/ CS 103 & CS 103L - Introduction to Science in Python/Lab
  • CIS 285 - Object Oriented Programming/ CS 203 & CS 203L - Object Oriented Programming/Lab

Additional recommended courses:

Alabama Community College System Courses/ UAB Course Equivalents/Semester Hours

  • PHL 206 - Ethics and Society/ PHL 115 - Contemporary Moral Issues / 3
  • SPH 106 - Fundamentals of Speech Communication/ CMST 101 - Public Speaking / 3
  • OR

  • SPH 107 - Fundamentals of Public Speaking/ CMST 101 - Public Speaking / 3

UAB Contact:

Name Courtney White
Title Academic Advisor
Phone (205) 934-7019
Email cbwhite1@uab.edu

A GPA of 2.0 or better is required for students transferring into this major. 

Please print this document and attach it to the Computer Science Articulation Guide.  Together, this document and the articulation guide comprise the articulation agreement for a major in Computer Science at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Name: ___________________________________________  Date: __________________________