Computer Science

Undergraduate Degree Program

Earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science at WSU Tri-Cities

The Bachelor of Science degree requires substantial basic and advanced computer science coursework and is the traditional computer science degree. It is also the degree required for most graduate computer science programs, including WSU.Students may apply for certification into the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree program after completion of Cpt S 121, 122, 223; Math 171, 172, 216; and Phil 201.All listed CptS courses, required electives, and prerequisites to these courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
The four-year BSCS course plan is available here.
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Earn a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Computer Science at WSU Tri-Cities

The Bachelor of Arts degree is designed for multi-disciplinary students who wish to learn the basics of computer science and apply it to a different field. To accomplish this, this degree recommends a minor in another area such as business, education, or environmental science. Please work with your Undergraduate Academic Advisor to discuss your minor options.Students may apply for certification into the Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science degree program after completion of Cpt S 121, 122, 223; Math 201, 202, 216; Phil 201. Math 171, 172 may be substituted for Math 201, 202.All listed Cpt S courses, required electives, and prerequisites to these courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
The four-year BACS course plan is available here.
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Transfer Students

The Bridges Program allows BSCS and BACS students to take their first two years at Columbia Basin College, a community college in Pasco, and their second two years at WSU Tri-Cities. Students will still complete their degree in a total of four years and earn the same degree as if all four years had been at WSU Tri-Cities. If you are interested in this program, please work with the Undergraduate Academic Advisor at WSU Tri-Cities, Renee Smith (rrsmith@tricity.wsu.edu), to coordinate your studies.