Computer Science Honors, B.S.

This program is offered by the Computer Science Department

Program Description

The Computer Science Honors program prepares students for gainful careers in software engineering and information technology and for post-graduate study. Major course work covers program design, data structures, assembly language programming, digital design, systems programming, and software engineering. Elective courses, including computer security, database design and applications, networking, graphics and visualization, and web-centric computing, ensure students keep pace with rapid advancements in computer technology. This program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Student Testimonials

CS 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

The Computer Science & Information program at CCSU is filled with the most dedicated and passionate faculty. The professors and staff provide the help and opportunity for every student to succeed. The skills I obtained gave me a competitive edge in the industry and I was able to secure a development position before graduation. I'm grateful and proud to call myself an alumnus of the program.
–Lukasz Brodowski

Career Outcomes

Computer Science Honors degree is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Accredited programs must meet or exceed standards for faculty, curriculum, laboratory and computing resources, students and institutional support. Graduates of this program typically pursue a career in the field of software engineering or continue studies in a variety of graduate programs. This program provides students with a broad range of skills in the areas demanded by the software industry, including computer security, networking, databases, artificial intelligence, software engineering, big data, and many others. Students typically graduate from this program with a handful of employment offers from leading companies including Aetna, United Technologies, Cigna, Travellers, and Optum. Many graduates of this program are also employed by such major companies as Microsoft, Amazon, Twitter, and Facebook. In 2017, starting salaries offered to our graduates exceeded $85,000, along with signing bonuses of $10,000 to $15,000.