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B.S. in Computer Science

Computer Scientists design and create the computer systems that organize and simplify our life every day. They begin with the laws of physics and end up with today’s (and tomorrow’s) amazing devices that make our world smaller and more interesting.

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Computer Science majors enter careers such as software engineering, applications engineering, systems engineering, network design and administration, software controlled networking, data science, web development, user experience design, systems architect, game development, mobile development, cloud architecture and development, computer hardware development, computer and network security, DevOps, and test engineering.

Learn Practical Methods and Skills, Attractive to Employers

  • Clean Coding Practices
  • Cloud Development
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Sciences
  • Software Engineering
  • User Experience Design

Courses You’ll Love

Data Structures and Algorithms
Modern Application Development Environments
Programming and Problem Solving
Programming Languages
Software Engineering
User Experience Design
Web Development Project

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Our Alumni in the Field

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the computer and information technology field to grow by roughly 13 percent by 2026 and recent data shows computer science job openings far exceeding U.S. degree production. Careers for Computer Science majors include tech roles across several industries that include both the public and private sector, healthcare, education, financial services, ecommerce and brick-and-mortar companies, that could include the following employers:

  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Dell EMC
  • Federal Reserve Bank
  • Google
  • Logitech
  • Mass General Hospital
  • Meditech
  • Microsoft
  • National Security Administration
  • Raytheon
  • Sony Entertainment Network
  • State of Massachusetts

Dream Beyond the Classroom

Get real-work project experience – Computer Science majors participate in a two-semester senior project course that will allow students to solve a real business problem for a real-world client.

Join our on-campus community – Student chapters include ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and ACM-W (Association for Computing Machinery-Women) and IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

Graduate with distinction – Join the Curry College Delta Chi Chapter of the Epsilon Pi Tau Honor Society, an international honor society dedicated to the technology fields.

Pursue an advanced degree – Computer Science majors frequently go on to graduate school studying topics as diverse as theoretical physics and business. Curry students have pursued graduate degrees at a variety of schools including Boston University, Syracuse University, and Northeastern University.

Attend industry events – Network with the pros at professional conferences such as Boston Code Camp and more.

Present among the best – Computer Science students at Curry are often invited to present a professional session at leading industry events and area Code Camps.

The minimum laptop requirements for Accounting, Business Administration, Marketing, Sport and Recreation Management, and Computer Science majors are:

  • Windows 10 or 11 operating system
  • Minimum 64-bit Intel I-7 or 64-bit AMD Ryzen 7
  • Minimum quad core processor
  • Minimum 8 GB memory
  • Minimum 500 GB internal storage

NOTE: MacBooks and Chromebooks do not qualify.

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Technology Honor Society

Curry College is a member of the Delta Chi Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau. Epsilon Pi Tau is an international honor society dedicated to the technology fields and recognizes the academic excellence of students studying technology related fields at Curry, including the Computer Science major.

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Study Abroad

Along with institutional partnerships, you can create your own Study Abroad opportunity, or go global with our own faculty members as part of our Short-term, Faculty-led Courses.

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First-Year Experience

Making the transition to college can be a little confusing and lot of fun. Your First-Year Experience at Curry College helps smooth out the bumps and puts you on the path to success.

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Gen Ed

At the heart of Curry College's undergraduate curriculum is our General Education (Gen Ed) Program. Gen Ed is based on our belief in the power and potential of the liberal arts.

Life-Changing Opportunities Await

Start with a foundation in the liberal arts. Add attentive faculty and countless opportunities to learn by doing. That’s what you’ll get with a bachelor’s degree from Curry. Learn what’s waiting for you today.