Example Course Plan

Computer Science Course Plan (first 2 years)

This is an example course plan based on the 2021-2022 University Catalog; your actual schedule may deviate from this example. Your faculty advisor will work with you to select appropriate courses.

As an IWU student, it is your responsibility to track your progress each semester towards completing graduation requirements using the degree audit tool available through MyIWU.

Year 1

Fall Semester

* CS 127 is recommended for computer science majors. However, CS 125 and CS 126 also count as a first course for the major. Students may not take more than one of CS 125, CS 126, and CS 127.

Spring Semester

May Term

  • Optional
Year 2


Study Abroad

Students interested in studying abroad should consult with a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science to decide on a case-by-case basis which semester(s) would be most appropriate.

Additional Information
  • Incoming students with a 4 or 5 on the Computer Science AP exam or previous programming experience are encouraged to contact a computer science faculty member to discuss enrolling directly in CS 128.