Classes in computer science reside in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS). The MCS faculty teach a wide array of foundational and specialized undergraduate, masters, and doctoral courses in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and cybersecurity which allow students to meet various degree requirements and be marketable in today’s digital world. Computer Science at John Jay offers the computing, quantitative and analytical expertise public and private organizations need to advance the practice of digital forensics and cybersecurity. The program provides the broad background in computing that is needed to thwart the abuse and misuse of computers, data networks, information systems and information infrastructures, in the environment of ever advancing digital technology. The courses in the Computer Science and Information Security major prepare students for direct entry into the profession as well as entry into graduate and professional programs that rely on computing and quantitative methods, especially in areas related to digital forensics and cybersecurity.
ZTC (Zero Textbook Cost) classes offered in Computer Science