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Computer Science BS Online Degree Completion

2019-2020 catalog - View past years

The CS Online Degree Completion program from California State University, Monterey Bay offers a unique blend of computer science theory and hands-on information technology practice, with a concentration in software engineering. This combination prepares you to participate in the fast-paced information economy in jobs such as Mobile App Developer, Software Engineer, or Technology Project Manager.

Information regarding admission requirements and special tuition and fee structure for this program can be found on the School of Computing and Design website.

Required Coursework

Prerequisites and graduation requirements for major

The following prerequisites and graduation requirements are courses that are not part of the standard CS Online Course Sequence offered at CSUMB and may need to be taken at a local community college or university:

Complete the following courses with a grade of C- or above in order to fulfill pre-requisites:

Complete the following courses:

The following courses are required for CS majors who have been accepted into the CS Online Degree Completion program.

CS Students must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA and must earn a grade of C- or above in any course that serves a pre-requisite for a more advanced course.

Complete all of the following courses with a grade of C- or above in order to fulfill pre-requisites for more advanced courses:

Complete all of the following courses:

University Requirements

General Education and University Requirements

The State of California requires completion of a 48 unit General Education Breadth program, including 9 credits of upper division GE in areas B, C, and D in order to meet graduation requirements. CSUMB also requires completion of campus-specific University Requirements.


Students may need to complete additional electives to fulfill the 120 units required for graduation.

More Information

For more information on the program, please visit, complete an inquiry form, or contact the academic advisor at

School of Computing & Design

(831) 582-3621