Computer Science

Bachelor of Science Degree

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Interested in a career in computer science? The opportunities are out there, and our new Bachelor’s degree program will provide you with everything you’ll need to be successful in today’s workforce. Learn programming languages, analytical skills, and technical tools from experienced, industry-savvy faculty members committed to teaching — and supporting — their students. There’s never been a better time to experience the value of a Quincy College education. 

  • Flexible program, with part-time and online options available.
  • Low tuition at $302 per computer science credit ($906 per course), plus applicable fees.
  • The program is 120 credits, including 41 credits of general ed core requirements, 67 credits of program requirements, and 12 open electives.
  • Quincy College students with an AS in Computer Science or a related field are granted junior-year status in the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
  • Graduates from other colleges can transfer up to 90 credits to the baccalaureate program.
  • Students with an associate degree in any discipline and from any college are welcome to apply.

Student Resources:

  • Academic Advising: (617) 984-1720
  • Dean’s Office of Professional Programs: (617) 405-5920
  • Financial Aid Office: (617) 984-1620
  • Registrar’s Office: (617) 984-1650
  • Student Accessibility and Academic Support Services: (617) 405-5915

Program Pathway

Below is the recommended course of study for a full-time student. We encourage students to speak to an Academic Advisor before registering for courses each semester.

 


 

Semester 1

  15 Credits Pre-Requisites
ENG 101 English Comp I 3
CSI 101 Introduction to Computers 3
IDS 167 First Year Seminar 3
CSI 116 Introduction to Programming 3
CSI 244 Networking I 3

Semester 2

  15 Credits Pre-Requisites
MAT 103 College Algebra 3 Appropriate Placement Score
or Completion of MAT 097
CSA 227 Website Design 3
ENG 102 English Composition II 3 ENG 101
CSI 107 C++ Programming 3 CSI 116
CSI 226 Unix With Linux 3

Semester 3

  15 Credits Pre-Requisites
CSA 213 Database Management 3
History/Government Core/Elective 3
Natural Science Core w/ Lab /Elective 3
MAT 113 Pre-Calculus 3 MAT 103 OR Permission of
Instructor
CSI 108 Advanced C++ 3 CSI 107

Semester 4

  15 Credits Pre-Requisites
MAT 204 Calculus I B 4 MAT 113
CSI 218 Data Structures and Algorithms 3 CSI 108
CSI 235 Computer Architecture 3 CSI 116
CSI 242 Computer Systems Security 3 CSI 244 OR permission of instructor
Social Science/Psychology Core/Elective 3

Semester 5

  15 Credits Pre-Requisites
CSI 313 Advanced Database Management 2 CSA 213
Open Elective 3
CSA 229 Web and Mobile Development
With JavaScript
3 CSI 116 and CSA 227
CSI 311 Digital Computer Hardware 3 CSI 116
Humanities Elective 3

Semester 6

  16 Credits Pre-Requisites
Open Elective1 3
CSI 318 Analysis of Algorithms 3 CSI 218
CSI 340 Compiler Theory 3 CSI 218
CSI 317 Operating Systems 3 CSI 218
MAT 210 Discrete Mathematics 4 MAT 204

Semester 7

  15 Credits Pre-Requisites
CSI 330 Graphics Programming/UI/UX 3 CSI 218 and CSA 227
CSI 480 Artificial Intelligence 3 CSI 218; MAT 210 (prereq or
coreq)
Open Elective 3
Program Elective 3
General Education Elective (not CS) 200
level or above
3

Semester 8

  12Credits Pre-Requisites
General Education Elective (not CS) 200-
level or above
3
CSI 490 Software Engineering (Capstone) 3 CSI 218, CSI 226, CSI 330, and
CSI 313
Program Elective 3
Open Elective 3

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