The Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science is less theory intensive than the B.S. degree and integrates a wider variety of liberal arts courses. The BA provides flexibility to allow you to tailor the major to satisfy your individual talents and goals. It combines a set of required core courses with the opportunity to choose from among a wide variety of elective courses in the various areas of computer science.
The minor in Computer Science is available to all University students. It consists of 20 credits: 11 core credits and nine credits in Computer Science electives. Transfer students must satisfy these requirements and complete a minimum of six Computer Science electives credits at the University of Hartford. A minor in Computer Science is formally declared by completing a form available in the office of the Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences.
The certificate in Computer Science is a post-baccalaureate program. For more information please visit the University’s Center for Adult Academic Services Adult and Part-time Studies web page.
A degree in Computer Science can open the door to many exciting careers. University of Hartford graduates are working in software engineering, computer programming, database analysis, network administration, Internet service provision, computer-aided design, network security, and as Webmasters. Others pursue careers in education or advanced degrees in computer science, law or medicine at prestigious institutions. Some graduates have started their own software services, graphics design, hardware support and Internet access companies.
U of H offers a wide variety of computer science courses taught by experienced professionals who are in the vanguard of their field. Areas of faculty expertise include: artificial intelligence, graphics, object oriented programming and design, software development, analysis of algorithms, database theory, networking and UNIX system programming. The computing facilities at the University provide you the opportunity to work with hardware and software that is in the forefront of the field. To further broaden your experience, Computer Science majors can participate in a variety of internships and cooperative education experiences.