Technical Requirements: Computer Science

What is required?

Generally, one semester of computer science.  

  • ENGI E1006: Introduction to computing for engineers and applied scientists
  • COMS UN1003: Introduction to computer science and programming in C
  • COMS UN1004: Introduction to computer science and programming in Java

  • COMS UN1005: Introduction To Computer Science and Programming In MATLAB

  • COMS UN1007: For students who have placed out of COMS 1004 with AP scores


First or second year.

Can I test out?

It is unlikely. Consult with your CSA adviser.

Computer Science Department:

450 Computer Science Building
212-854-2736 or 212-939-7000
Departmental Homepage

James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising


403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: (212) 854-6378

Fax: (212) 854-2458

9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

An Advisor of the Day is available by phone or in person Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.