Computer Science, BS

Contact Info

Department of Computer Science
George Mason University
4300 Nguyen Engineering Building, MS 485
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Phone: (703) 993-1530


The objectives of the BS in Computer Science Program relate to the abilities of the graduates several years after graduation.  The objectives include:

  • Foundation for successful careers in industry: Graduates of the program will have a broad understanding of the fundamental concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications of computer science. They will have the educational foundation that leads to successful careers in the computing industry.
  • Foundation for graduate study: Graduates of the program will have the academic preparation for successful completion of rigorous graduate programs.
  • Professional preparation: Graduates will have effective written and oral communication skills, and be able to work collaboratively in a professional and ethical manner.
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