Academics

Texas CSB students receive a top-ranked education at one of the nation’s premier universities. Our top-ranked faculty push students to think outside the box and learn the varied business and computer science disciplines. The curriculum is comprised of both Computer Science and Business Honors classes, taken with 30-40 students. Texas CSB offers distinct benefits for students looking toward careers in today’s tech-focused business world. The program is an outstanding opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and for students interested in data and marketing analytics, financial engineering, and leadership roles in tech companies.

 

Sample Course Sequence       Curriculum

 

TEXAS CSB Sample Course Sequence

Note: This sample schedule represents ONE possible arrangement. Schedule will need to be adjusted based on catalog. course availability, as well as academic interest and incoming credits.

All incoming Texas CSB students are required to skip CS 312 (JAVA programming) their first semester and take CS 314H, Data Structures. Students are not required to have AP/dual credit in CS 312 to be considered for Texas CSB.

 

Freshman Year  Sophomore Year  Junior Year  Senior Year

 

Freshman Year

Freshman Year
Fall Semester
Professional Development and Career Planning, Honors (B A 101H)
Leadership Challenges & Innovation, Honors (MAN 101H)
Business Communications, Honors (B A 324H)
Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science, Honors (C S 311H)
Data Structures, Honors (C S 314H)
Differential & Integral Calculus (M 408C)
Longhorn Startup Seminar (C S 174S) ***Optional Course***
Computer Science (POD) Seminar (0 hour seminar)

16 hours

(Note: RHE 309 is required for all UT Austin students; the majority of incoming students have this credit via SAT/ACT writing section score or AP English score)
Spring Semester
Introduction to Information Technology Management, Honors (MIS 301H)
Signature Course (UGS 302/3)
Computer Organization & Architecture, Honors (C S 429H)
Multivariable Calculus (M 408D)
Introduction to Probability & Statistics (SDS 321)

17 hours
Summer Semester
Microeconomics (ECO 304K)
Macroeconomics (ECO 304L)

6 hours

Sophomore Year

Sophomore Year
Fall Semester
Honors Lyceum (B A 151H)
Financial Accounting, Honors (ACC 311H)
Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Honors (MAN 327H)
Principles of Computer Systems, Honors (C S 439H)
Data Science for Business Applications, Honors (STA 235H)
Matrices *or* Linear Algebra (M 340L/SDS 329C)

16 hours
Spring Semester
Managerial Accounting, Honors (ACC 312H)
Operations Management, Honors (O M 235H)
Decision Science, Honors (D S 235H)
Algorithms & Complexity, Honors (CS 331H)
American Government (GOV 310L)

13 hours
Summer Semester
Issues & Policies in American Government (GOV 312L)
US History (HIS 315K)

6 hours

Junior Year

Junior Year
Fall Semester
Corporate Finance, Honors (FIN 357H)
Organizational Behavior, Honors (MAN 336H)
Computer Science Upper-Division Elective*
Computer Science Upper-Division Elective, Honors*

*Students are required to take 4 Computer Science Upper-Division Electives, 2 must be honors level courses.

12 hours
Spring Semester
Introduction to Marketing, Honors (MKT 337H)
Computer Science Upper-Division Elective*
Computer Science Upper-Division Elective* (Longhorn Startup Lab recommended)
English Literature (E 316L/M/N/P)

*Students are required to take 4 Computer Science Upper-Division Electives, 2 must be honors level courses.

12 hours
Summer Semester
Internship

Senior Year

Senior Year
Fall Semester
Internship credit (B A 353, online modules)
Business Law, Honors (LEB 323H)
US History (HIS 315L)
Natural Science & Technology, Part I
(CH 301 *or* PHY 303K/103M *or* BIO 311C)

12 hours
Spring Semester
General Management & Strategy (MAN 374H)
Human Behavior (ANT/PSY/SOC)
Visual and Performing Arts
Natural Science & Technology, Part II
(CH 302 *or* PHY 303L/103N *or* BIO 311D)

12 hours

 

Freshman Year  Sophomore Year  Junior Year  Senior Year