Computer Science

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree program, students will be able to:

  • Apply computational concepts and analytical thinking in the development of computer algorithms and solutions.
  • Develop and implement software solutions using multi-level programming languages.
  • Discuss and reflect upon key ethical issues and global concerns in relation to the field of computer science, as well as the impact of technology upon individuals, organizations, and a global society.
  • Work collaboratively and effectively within a team environment in order to create a computer solution or final project within a required time frame.

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 63 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • CSC 103 Computing Sciences Portal
  • CSC 115 CS1: Introduction to Programming and Computational Thinking
  • CSC 190 CS2: Object-Oriented Software Development
  • CSC 200 CS3: Data Structures
  • CSC 249 Computer Architecture and Organization
  • ENG 113 Technical Ethics

General Education

  • COM 100 Human Communication
  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • MAT 220 Discrete Math
  • MAT 271 Calculus I
  • MAT 272 Calculus II
  • PHY 151 University Physics I
  • PHY 152 University Physics II
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course in The Arts
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course in American History, Western Civilization or Other World Civilization
  • 3 credits SUNY General Education approved course in Social Science
  • 2 credits Health/Physical Education Electives


  • 6 credit hours CSC 200-Level Computer Science Electives
SUNY General Education Electives

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