Dec 01, 2021  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
Mercy College 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science, B.S.

Sisi Li, Ph.D., Program Director

(Note: Courses also offered online)

Bachelor of Science

General Liberal Arts and Sciences  
General Education Requirements* 60 credits
Major Concentration  
Computer Information Systems and Related Courses 47 credits
Open Electives 13 credits
Total 120 credits

Students who choose the major concentration in computer science must complete:


Mercy College’s 15-credit residency requirement in the major concentrations of mathematics, computer science, or computer information systems must be satisfied by courses numbered 200 or above.

Computer science majors who have not had their mathematics core requirement waived should complete MATH 116  and MATH 201  as part of their General Education requirement.

CISC 120  is a Prerequisite for introductory courses in computer science, but may be waived by passing the departmental waiver exam.

Some courses are offered once a year. Please check with the department for the current course offering schedule. Undergraduate students may take a maximum of two graduate level courses to fulfill the major elective requirement.

*CISC 120 /MATH 120 , MATH 131 , MATH 231 , MATH 116  and MATH 201  are prerequisites for the major and must be completed as part of the General Education requirements.