Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

students-classThe Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science prepares students for rewarding, cutting-edge careers  in software engineering, system administration and management, and research and development in industrial and governmental laboratories. Graduates also use their undergraduate computer science background (and analytical skills) to prepare for careers in medicine, law, education, physical and life sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.

Program Requirements (48 credits)

English
MET EN 104 and MET EN 201
Mathematics
MET MA 118 is recommended or any course designated as distribution course (H), (N), or (S).
Natural Science
Two natural science courses, selected from distribution course offerings in the natural sciences (N).
Literature
Any 100 or 200 level MET EN literature course or MET HU 221.
Philosophy
Choose one course to meet the program requirements.
History
Choose one course to meet the program requirements.

Four Additional Courses
Choose one from distribution course offerings in the humanities (H), one from the social sciences (S), one from the humanities (H), the natural sciences (N), or the social sciences; and one from the humanities (H) or the social sciences (S).

Specialization Courses
Twelve courses completed with a grade of C or higher are required as follows:

Four additional computer science courses at the 300- 599 level, selected with the advice and approval of an advisor.

Mathematics Requirement
Three courses total:
MET MA 123 Calculus I
MET MA 124 Calculus II
Plus one mathematics course selected from the following:
MET MA 213 Basic Statistics and Probability
MET MA 214 Applied Statistics
MET MA 225 Multivariate Calculus
MET MA 226 Differential Equations
MET MA 242 Linear Algebra

Electives (20 credits)
At least five courses. Three selected from course offerings in the humanities (H), natural sciences (N), and social sciences (S) and two non computer science courses.

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For further information please contact:
Boston University’s Metropolitan College Undergraduate Student Services
755 Commonwealth Avenue | Room 102 | Boston, MA  02215
Email: metuss@bu.edu | Office: 617-353-2980

Computer Science Minor

Students must earn a minimum grade of C in courses taken toward a minor. All minor concentrators develop their programs in consultation with an advisor. Two courses may be credited toward both a major and minor

Two additional 300- 500 level computer science courses at the selected with the advice and approval of an advisor.

For further information please contact:
Boston University’s Metropolitan College Undergraduate Student Services
755 Commonwealth Avenue | Room 102 | Boston, MA  02215
Email: metuss@bu.edu | Office: 617-353-2980