Department of Computer Science & Networking
The Department of Computer Science & Networking offers programs in Computer Science and in Computer Networking. We also offer, in conjunction with the School of Business Management & Facility Management, the bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science offers students the opportunity to combine rigorous academic training with practical work experience. This degree requires eight semesters of coursework, including two summer sessions, as well as two semesters of co-op experience. Coursework will emphasize software engineering, a variety of programming languages, and a wide range of electives. Interested students may also take the Bioinformatics or Gaming Programming course sequences. While not yet concentrations, they will provide students with the tools needed to succeed in the exciting new field of bioinformatics and games programming.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking focuses on database management, web development, networking and computer system administration. Incorporating programming, networking, business and even social science classes, this versatile degree will prepare students for anything from network administration to web design to graduate study. As in the BCOS program, students will complete two semesters of co-op work, thus giving them the experience to complement their education.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Networking is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org
Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems is Wentworth’s first cross-college, interdisciplinary major. In response to high industry demand, the BSIS offers a solid grounding in the technology that supports business organizations today. Students will supplement coursework in business concepts such as finance, communications and organizational psychology with programming, databases, networking, and systems analysis and design. Four open electives allow a student to sample other courses, such as Introduction to Bioinformatics or Investment Principles, or choose a concentration to develop an area of expertise. This innovative program, along with two co-ops, positions our graduates to enter the business world poised to analyze, design and apply the appropriate technical solution to the challenges facing businesses today.