You can earn your bachelor’s degree in applied computing at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville by successfully completing a minimum of 120 credits. All courses listed are three credits unless otherwise stated.

Requirements listed below are from the current catalog year. Your requirements are subject to the catalog that was in effect at the time you were admitted.

Your academic advisor can help guide you in determining which courses from UW-Platteville and other institutions will meet your general education requirements.

General education requirements (45-49+ credits) can be completed by:

  • Taking approved on-campus or online courses from UW-Platteville or other institutions
  • Transferring approved credits from other institutions

Please view general education requirements to find a listing of the general education requirements for a bachelor degree.

Major Requirements

Applied Computing Core Courses (61 credits)

APC 3000: Programming 1
APC 3100: Math for Computer Science
APC 3200: Introduction to Business
APC 3300: Technical and Professional Communication
APC 3400: Legal and Ethical Responsibilities of the IT Professional
APC 3500: Programming II
APC 3600: Database Management I
APC 3700: Systems Analysis and Design
APC 3800: Project Management Techniques
APC 3900: Object Oriented Programming
APC 4000: Applied Communication Networks
APC 4100: Database Management II
APC 4200: Computer Security I
APC 4300: Applied Data Structures and Algorithms
APC 4400: Web Development
APC 4500: Operating Systems Theory and Practice
APC 4600: Software Engineering Practices
APC 4700: IS Strategy and Management
APC 4800: Computer Security II
APC 4900: Capstone Project Preparation (1 credit)
APC 4950: Capstone Project

Optional Minors

Please view the minors to find a listing of the requirements for each minor available.

    • Earn a minimum of 120 credits.
    • A minimum of 42 of the 120 credits must be upper division credits (3000 and 4000 level).
    • A minimum of 32 of the 120 credits must be taken under the direction of UW-Platteville faculty.
    • Of the last 32 credits, 23 of them must be taken under the direction of UW-Platteville faculty.
    • No more than 72 credits may be transferred from any two-year lower-division college.
    • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 overall.
    • A grade of C- or better must be earned in courses taken with other institutions in order for courses to be considered for transfer.
  • Upon admission, students enrolled in programs through the Office of Professional Program Support have one year to complete at least one course successfully. If a student does not successfully complete a course within a year, the student will be discontinued from their program. After successful completion of one course, a student has two years to successfully complete another course in order to maintain academic progress. Students who do not maintain academic progress will be discontinued from their program.

Requirements may be subject to change without notice.