Mar 24, 2018  
2017-18 College Catalog 
2017-18 College Catalog

Computer Science, B.S.

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Why Computer Science?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, computer science-related fields will account for America’s greatest job growth through 2024, including these exciting opportunities:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Game Design & Development
  • Software Design
  • Mobile Apps Development
  • Informatics & Computing
  • Computer Engineering

What is Computer Science?

Computer Science is the science of problem solving in the transfer and transformation of information. Study includes mathematics, programming, software design, and computer architecture. Courses in high-level computer languages such as JAVA, C, and C++ provide the foundation. Other courses include logic, networking, operating systems, interactive digital design, and mobile development.

Is Computer Science Right for You?

Do you have:

  • A strong interest in learning technical skills in programming
  • Persistence in applying new approaches to solving problems
  • The ability to follow, analyze, and create solutions in a structured way
  • An eye for detail
  • Solid communication skills, including writing
  • 3-4 years of high school math, including algebra and geometry

For more information, contact:
Dr. John Russo, Dean, School of Professional Studies and Science at 802-387-1643 or

General Education 1000 and 2000 Level Requirements: 34 credits

Computer Science Major Requirements: 49 credits

Math and Natural Science Requirements: 14 credits

1000 and 2000 Level Electives: 24 credits

21 credits at the 1000/2000 level, at least 15 of which must be at the 2000 level


Computer Science elective course at the 2000 level or higher, 3 credits

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