Computer Science BS

Total Units Required: 120

A student points at something on the computer screen of the person sitting next to her.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science provides a hands-on curriculum that prepares students for careers in the software and technology industries. Graduates enjoy the strong reputation of hitting the ground running—being productive employees right from the start.

The degree prepares students for a wide range of fulfilling careers from software development to managing the computing systems of large companies. All the giant tech companies (and hundreds of smaller companies) employ California State University, Chico computer science alumni. The program is designed so students without any programming experience can succeed and start a career at a premier tech company.

The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,