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B.S. in Computer Science

Computer Science StudentThe 128-credit B.S. in Computer Science degree focuses on the concepts and techniques used in the design and the development of advanced software systems, network designs and applications. Students in this program explore the conceptual foundations of computer science – its fundamental algorithms, programming languages, operating systems and software engineering techniques. In addition, they can choose from innovative electives, including artificial intelligence, database systems, graphical user interfaces, web development, e-commerce and computer networks, and system and network administration among others. As with the introductory sequence, these advanced courses stress hands-on learning.

Graduates of the B.S. in Computer Science program have gone on to highly successful careers with Bloomberg, JPMorgan Chase, Accenture, MTA, DOT, New York City government agencies, Con Edison, NYU Medical Center, and other technology-based corporations.

Representative Career Opportunities for this Major

(Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistic Occupational Outlook Handbook)


Department Program Positions
Department of Technology, Innovation and Computer Science Computer Science Information Security Analysts, Web Developers and Computer Network Architects
Computer Systems Analysts
Software Developers