Sep 29, 2022  
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.

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Nadimpalli Mahadev

Associate Professors
Assistant Professor
Kevin Austin Natasha Kourtonina Robin Chataut
Brady Chen Frits Lander  
Nadimpalli Mahadev Ricky Sethi  

Objectives for the Program in Computer Science

The Computer Science Program offers the opportunity for students to develop a unique blend of knowledge and skills in the areas of computer software and computer hardware. The program provides sufficient theoretical background for continued learning. It also provides practical skills to prepare the students for professional careers in the rapidly changing field of computer science. Students develop good communication skills and the ability for teamwork and leadership roles in their professional careers.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and to apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solutions to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions

Requirements for the Major in Computer Science

The Degree of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science must include:

Required General Education Courses

SPCH (World Languages, Speaking and Listening)

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