Jan 27, 2021  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Major (BS) [ABET Certified]

Computer Science Department  | College of Science and Mathematics  

Program Declaration

At time of admission to the University or by completion of a Major, Minor, Concentration Declaration Form  or Inter-College Transfer Form .

Degree Requirements

If this is the student’s only or primary major, the degree requirements below must be completed for graduation. See graduation requirements  for more information.



Major Requirements

Complete a minimum of 73 credits from 23 courses including twelve required computer science courses, four mathematics courses, four physics courses, one science elective, and two computer science electives.

GPA: A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required for all major courses.
Pass/fail: No courses applied toward the major may be taken pass/fail.
Residency: At least six courses for the major at the 300-level or higher must be completed at UMass Boston.

Course Requirements

Mathematics Courses (14 Credits)

Science Elective (3 to 5 Credits)

Take one elective from below.

Computer Science Electives (6 Credits)

Take two courses from below. With prior permission, it may be possible to take an independent study course.