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Storm Advisory

Blizzard conditions are now impacting our region and a Connecticut statewide travel ban is in effect. The University will be closed on Tuesday, Jan. 27.  Day and evening classes are canceled. An updated advisory on the status of classes and operations for Wednesday will be posted Tuesday evening. During the time that the University is closed, the Commons, Subway, and Village Market will maintain regular hours for residential dining services and the Sports Center will be open for use by residential students only. Gengras Student Union and University Libraries are closed.   snow closing guide

All Hartt Community Division activities are canceled through Tuesday.

current as of 10:27 p.m., Jan. 26, 2015

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is designed to prepare students for a career in the computer profession, business, or education. It provides students with a solid foundation in both theoretical and applied computer science while also allowing them to explore other areas of interest. The BS degree is recommended for students planning to pursue graduate school. 

Course Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Major


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Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Students will:

  1. Demonstrate understanding of object-oriented programming paradigm;
  2. Demonstrate understanding of algorithm analysis and data structures;
  3. Demonstrate understanding of theoretical foundations of computing;
  4. Demonstrate understanding of theory of programming languages;
  5. Demonstrate understanding of the principles of software engineering;
  6. Demonstrate understanding of domain-specific theory;
  7. Demonstrate understanding of the hardware/software interface;
  8. Demonstrate understanding of computer operating systems;
  9. Demonstrate facility with basic programming constructs;
  10. Demonstrate ability to design and implement object-oriented solutions;
  11. Demonstrate ability to develop domain-specific programs;
  12. Demonstrate professionalism in teamwork; and 
  13. Demonstrate effective oral and written communication.