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CODO Requirements

General Requirements Minimum Semesters: 1 Minimum Credits: 12 Minimum GPA: 2.75
Course Requirements
  • CS 18000 with a grade of B or higher
  • Grade of B or higher in a Calculus course approved to meet degree requirements

Students wishing to receive highest consideration should earn an A- in CS 18000, B or better in an approved Calculus course that we use to meet degree requirements, and have a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA

Other Requirements
  • Due to high demand for the CS program and present enrollment in the program, all CODO approvals will be made on a SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS and will be determined through a holistic review of all applicants.  CODO decisions will be made at the conclusion of each semester. 
  • Students on academic probation will not be considered.
  • All courses for CODO must be taken for a letter grade on a Purdue Campus.
  • For CODO purposes, only the first or second attempt of a required course will be considered.

For additional information, visit the College of Science CODO Website.

General Requirements Minimum Semesters: 1 Minimum Credits: 12 Minimum GPA: 2.75
Course Requirements
  • CS 18000 with a grade of B or higher
  • Grade of B or higher in a Calculus course approved to meet degree requirements
Other Requirements
  • Students will be admitted on a SPACE AVAILABLE BASIS. The department guarantees acceptance for students who earn an A- or higher in CS 180 and B or higher in a required Calculus course. 
  • Students on academic probation will not be considered.
  • All courses for CODO must be taken for a letter grade on a Purdue Campus.
  • For CODO purposes, only the first or second attempt of a required course will be considered.

For additional information, visit the College of Science CODO Website.

General Requirements Minimum Semesters: 1 Minimum Credits: 12 Minimum GPA: 2.75
Course Requirements
  • Students must have taken for a letter grade at least two CS and/or Mathematics courses that can be used to fulfill CS requirements for the B.S.
Other Requirements
  • Students must have a GPA of at least 2.75 in all CS and mathematics course that have been taken and that can be used to fulfill CS requirements for the B.S. 
  • Students must have a cumulative GA of at least 2.50.
  • Students must not be on academic probation.
  • We will only use MA 16100/16500 (Calculus I), MA 16200/16600 (Calculus II), MA 26100/27101 (Calculus III), and MA 26500/35100 (Linear Algebra) for the CODO GPA and CODO courses – No other Math courses.
  • CS 15800, CS 15900, CS 17700, and CS 23500 are not used in the CODO GPA calculation.

For additional information, visit the College of Science CODO Website.

Last Updated: Jun 7, 2018 1:08 PM

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