Montana State University

Bachelor's Degree

    The Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Science is a four year degree intended for students who want to prepare for careers that involve computing and computers. Students can pursue either the professional option or the interdisciplinary option.

    It helps when learning the requirements for the BS degree in computer science to understand the structure of the University. A University is comprised of a number of Colleges which focus on general subject areas. MSU has Colleges of Agriculture, Arts and Architecture, Business, Education, Health and Human Development, Engineering, Letters and Science, Nursing and University College. Colleges are generally made up of Departments that handle a specific discipline related to the mission of the College of which they are a part. The Computer Science Department is housed in the College of Engineering. In order to earn a degree in Computer Science, then, students must satisfy the three entities of the University of which the Department of Computer Science is a part. Therefore, students earning a BS degree in Computer Science must meet the requirements of

    • the Department of Computer Science
    • the College of Engineering
    • the University

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    Updated: 14-Apr-2014