Computer Science & Engineering

B.S. in Computer Science

Fueled by our deep understanding of what innovation actually requires, the department of Computer Science & Engineering provides college students with hands-on application, expert mentorship, and the resources needed to launch your ideas.

Cogswell College does far more than just introduce you to theory. Our comprehensive Computer Science & Engineering degree programs are taught by entrepreneurs who are in the thick of the industry. You'll connect with amazing engineering school faculty from major industry players like NASA and Magic Leap. Cogswell College offers you the unique chance to collaborate with other smart people on interdisciplinary, real-world projects—before you even graduate from Cogswell College.

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Cogswell students graduate with hands-on experience, making them attractive job candidates for companies in Silicon Valley and beyond.

– Mohan Shah, Department Director

Hands-on application, mentorship and a supportive community of smart and talented peers allow our Computer Science & Engineering degree program students to thrive and go on to achieve greater success.

- Bineet Sharma, Assistant Professor


Software Engineering

Go from design to maintenance as you perfect every step of a program’s life cycle. CPU and memory are just the beginning, as you’ll code in C, C++ and Java, and learn about object-oriented programming and web software development.

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Mobile devices and web browsers are the main tools for consuming information and entertainment today. This Computer Science & Engineering concentration teaches the basics of software engineering, while focusing on the applications to these new mediums.

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Machine Learning and Data Science are among the top emerging fields within computer science. The Data Science concentration will prepare you for taking a plunge into this new industry.

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Companies Where our Computer Science & Engineering Alumni Work


Program Learning Outcomes for the B.S. in Computer Science Program

Cogswell graduates in Computer Science will be able to:

PLO1: Identify, interpret and apply key STEM concepts and solve engineering problems
PLO2: Demonstrate an ability to design and develop software or hardware systems
PLO3: Create optimal solutions for computer-based software systems using advanced concepts or algorithms and computer science theory
PLO4: Acquire and develop new knowledge independently by conducting research and applying critical thinking
PLO5: Demonstrate effective collaboration in engineering or multidisciplinary team projects
PLO6: Successfully transform real-world customer specifications into software requirements and deliver a working solution

When you’re ready to apply or just want more information about getting started, visit our Admissions section. Or give us a call at 800.264.7955. We'll be happy to help you find details on application requirements, school tuition and navigating the financial aid process.