Computer Science

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 12.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 11.0701
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 15-1131

About the Program

The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Computer Science accepts applicants who hold Bachelor degrees in areas other than Computer Science and offers them opportunities to learn the fundamentals of programming and theory in computer science. The aim is to provide an efficient and systematic education on basics of computer science without any prerequisite knowledge. The certificate program may also serve as an on-ramp to a Master of Science in Computer Science or Software Engineering, if completed with predetermined grade requirements.

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
CS 520Computer Science Foundations3.0
CS 570Programming Foundations3.0
CS 571Advanced Programming Techniques3.0
Elective Courses3.0
Complete 1 of the following courses:
Fundamentals of Databases
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
Data Structures and Algorithms I
Theory of Computation
Developing User Interfaces
Computer Graphics
High Performance Computing
Operating Systems
Computer Networks
Programming Languages
Software Design
Introduction to Computer Vision
Total Credits12.0

Additional Information

For more information about this certificate program, please visit the College of Computing & Informatics' website.

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