Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Students seeking a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science must complete a minimum of 120 credit hours including core courses in Computer Science, Computer Programming, Mathematics, Science and Liberal Arts. Elective courses from Computer Science and Engineering including Data Science, Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Mobile App Development, Game Development, Humanities/Social Sciences, and African-American Studies are also required. This program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

EECS Curriculum Table 1 summarizes the required core and elective courses in each area. See a sample EE undergraduate curriculum (four-year plan) in EECS Curriculum Table 2. (Note: All Computer Science courses have been given the new prefix CSCI-to replace SYCS.)

See the Undergraduate Program Handbook (PDF) for more information.

For student enrollment prior to AY 2016-17, the following worksheets are still applicable:

Checklist 2015Excel spreadsheet

Checklist 2016Excel spreadsheet

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Meet Karsh STEM Scholar Naomi Rankin

Wed, January 22, 2020

A native of the Southwest, Computer Science Sophomore Naomi Rankin always appreciated living in Albuquerque, New Mexico from her early years. It was in elementary school that Rankin began taking STEM classes. From this young age Rankin began to realize she was different from her peers, being the only student of color in her STEM classes. Read More >>

Professor Charles Kim Receives 2019 VIP Consortium Award

Thu, December 5, 2019

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Professor Charles Kim received the 2019 VIP Consortium Outstanding Research and Dissemination Award for the Vertically Integrated Project (VIP) program at Howard University (VIP@Howard) for his “creation and leadership of the VIP site at Howard University, his introduction of VIP members of a consortium of HBCUs, and for very thought-provoking papers on VIP”. Dr. Kim currently serves as the VIP@Howard coordinator. Read More >>

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