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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science

In today's world, innovation leads the way, and Computer Science is the driving force behind the technologies that change how we live our lives and even how we interact with one another. The BS in Computer Science program is designed to provide you with the fundamentals and in-depth knowledge needed to compete in this highly sought-after concentration.
What Will I Study?
The BS in CS program provides students with a strong foundation of programming, data structures, and software engineering.
Interesting Classes I May Take
Students will have the opportunity to explore a wide-range of emerging topics such as Telehealth, CyberSecurity and Forensics, and Mobile technologies.
Program Educational Objectives

Graduates of the B.S. in Computer Science are expected to:

  1. Initiate and participate in computing innovations in various industries;

  2. Apply current technologies in designing and implementing computing solutions in various industries;

  3. Exercise life-long learning to remain current in their domains;

  4. Participate in collaborative projects locally and globally;

  5. Demonstrate leadership skills in professional teams.


Student Outcomes

The program enables students to attain, by the time of graduation:

(a) an ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the discipline

(b) an ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution

(c) an ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

(d) an ability to function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal

(e) an understanding of professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities

(f) an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

(g) an ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society

(h) recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development

(i) an ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.

(j) an ability to apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems in a way that demonstrates comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices

(k) an ability to apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity

Why Pace?
The Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems at Pace University offers students a wealth of benefits for both their educations and their careers.

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Program Statistics
Degrees Conferred**
New York City
Grand Total
*Fall 2013
**Fall 2012 - Summer 2013