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B.S. in Computer Science

Student Studying Computer ScienceFew fields offer as many career options as computer science. Web sites, smartphones, PDAs, social networking applications, video games, databases, hardware, operating system architecture – all are vital to modern life and business, and all stem from computer science. The LIU Post Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is the gateway to a wide array of possibilities in graduate school or in rewarding careers.

The 129-credit B.S. in Computer Science provides students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary to design and develop software systems. All computer science coursework is designed to provide graduates with a strong foundation in technical skills, an overall understanding of the business environment, and the ability to communicate these skills to the end user.

Program Goals

Graduates of the B.S. in Computer Science will:

  • Understand the theoretical and practical foundations and real-world applications of computer science
  • Use a variety of programming languages and software development tools
  • Function in a variety of cross-platform operating environments