Boston College Computer Science Academics

Welcome to Boston College Computer Science Academics. Find out about our mission, programs, and courses. We have included information about areas of emphasis a sample plan of study and a FAQ.

The CS department has opportunities for undergraduate research through independent study and or Honors Program.

Here is information about registration for 2016-17.


Learning Objectives

The mission of the Computer Science program is to provide graduates with a solid foundation in computing concepts and skills that will enable them to:

Our program is intended to imbue students with a deep understanding of fundamental computing ideas that transcend particular computing technologies, an integrative view based on current research and practice, and a desire and readiness for continued learning throughout their lives.

Through the Computer Science program, graduates should acquire: