Bachelor of Science

Computer Science

Central to Fostering Technical Innovation.

CCSU’s BS in Computer Science program prepares students for successful careers in the software industry. Students earn a broad range of critical skills in software development, computer security, networking, databases, artificial intelligence, and many more. This alternative to Computer Science- Honors was designed as a fast path to the degree for transfer students and students that change majors after they begin their academic career. 

Pairing a Computer Science BS with a complimentary minor bolsters a graduate’s opportunities for job placement and advancement. 

Program Features

  • 38-credit program
  • Attend full- or part-time
  • Classes on-campus
  • Flexible curriculum for a short path to graduation
  • Small class sizes
  • Dedicated, diverse faculty who are experts in their field
  • Internship opportunities available
  • Financial aid and scholarships available
  • Free on-campus child care 

Program Options

General

Students acquire deep technical, computer science skills and work with their advisor to select courses that can set the stage for graduate study or employment in any technical or professional area.

Cybersecurity

By selecting electives from a range of cybersecurity topics students learn about secure software design, usability, development, forensics, and cryptography.  This track prepares students for graduate study or employment in a career related to software security.

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The Computer Science- Honors program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.  

- Melissa Mulcahy

Computer Science at CCSU is certainly a wonderful program and I would not have obtained my career goals without it. I was able to start a career in my desired field right after graduation thanks to the wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience the program provided and the helpfulness and guidance of the faculty.

- Melissa Mulcahy

Did You Know?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for 2021- 2031 is a 25% increase for software developers, with a median salary of $109k and 35% increase for information security analysts, with a median salary of $102k.

Source: bls.gov

 

Clubs

The Computer Science Club furthers students’ knowledge and provides opportunities for students to gain real world experience in computer-related fields. Sponsors discussions, hack-a-thons, presentations, hours of code, and other activities.

The Cybersecurity Club promotes students knowledge and experience in cybersecurity and technology. Encourages teamwork, leadership, and networking.

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