The world works, innovates and solves problems on computers.
Computer science majors at Towson University develop specialized knowledge and skills highly valued by employers. The curriculum is both focused and flexible, with options that will prepare you for careers in government, business, industry and education, or further study in graduate school. Coursework emphasizes solid theoretical foundations and the latest technological developments.
The B.S. in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Towson University is a leader in cybersecurity education and was the first university in Maryland to offer a program in this growing field. You will learn the latest security theory and applications, preparing you for high-demand jobs or graduate study. You can view degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
Cyber Operations Designation — The Cyber Operations track is designated as a “Cyber Operations” program of study by the National Security Agency.
The software engineering track is recommended for students interested in the design, implementation and support of software programs in preparation for high-demand jobs or graduate study. You can view degree requirements in the Undergraduate Catalog.
The Department of Computer & Information Sciences offers an accelerated bachelor’s to master’s program. Accelerated programs allow you to begin your graduate education as an undergraduate, offering you the opportunity to save time and money while you advance your academic career. The combined B.S./M.S. in Computer Science enables students to substitute nine credits in the Master’s in Computer Science program for undergraduate classes in the Computer Science major.
The B.S. in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. ABET is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-secondary Accreditation (COPA) and the U.S. Department of Education
Towson University is a leader in cybersecurity education and has been a NSA / DHS National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) since 2002 and one of only 16 Centers of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education in the nation.
The program educational objectives directly support the institutional mission by focusing on the development of: knowledge in a specialized field, critical thinking skills, and effective communications skills. They also emphasize the institutional goals of developing an awareness of local and global culture and as well as high standards for integrity and societal contributions.
Graduates of the Computer Science program are prepared to attain the Program Educational Objectives based on the following student outcomes:
Graduates of the Computer Science with Cyber Operations track program are, additionally, prepared to attain the Program Educational Objectives based on the following student outcomes: