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Declaring Computer Science for BSE'27 Students

**BSE'27 SPRING 2024 Open House, Thursday, March 28, 2024**

Friend Center Room 101 at 6pm


What are the prerequisites for the BSE'27 COS Majors?   

All students majoring in computer science must take three prerequisite computer science courses: COS 126, COS 217, and COS 226. The math requirement is automatically fulfilled by BSE candidates through their general BSE degree requirements. All prerequisite courses must be taken for a letter grade, not PDF. The three prerequisite computer science courses introduce the core concepts and techniques of the field. All three are offered every semester.
How do I know if Computer Science is a good fit? 
  • Review the Class of 2027 - Departmental Requirements
  • Browse the Computer Science website, especially the Undergraduate pages.
  • Why COS?  Advice from the Computer Science Undergraduate Student Council.
  • Ask the Undergraduate Program Manager, Colleen Kenny. You are welcome to send an email  

Where can I find answers to my Computer Science questions online?

An excellent resource is the Undergraduate Program FAQ.

BSE'27 Pre-Major Advising Steps:

Step 1.  Attend the BSE SEAS Open House — the Open House will be on March 28, 2024 at 6pm in Friend Center 101

Step 2.  Review Fall 2024 COS course offerings these are available on the registars website on March 30, 2024 

Step 3.  Contact your adviser — April 2024 is your academic advising period. Once you have completed your Academic Planning Form and declared COS as your major, your departmental adviser will review your form. If you plan to declare Computer Science as your major, contact your academic adviser by surname in the list below: 

Please refer to Traci Miller's BSE'27 advising memo for the links to the adviser's calendar.   

BSE ’27 Surname A-D Benjamin Eysenbach eysenbach@cs.princeton.edu
BSE ’27 Surname E-J  Sebastian Caldas scaldas@cs.princeton.edu
BSE ’27 Surname K-M Felix Heide fheide@cs.princeton.edu
BSE ’27 Surname N-S Vikram Ramaswamy vr23@cs.princeton.edu
BSE '27 Surname T-Z  Parastoo Abtahi  abtahi@cs.princeton.edu
Step 4.  Select courses for the fall semester — enrollment opens on April 18, 2024
Step 5.  Declaring your Major — In May 2024, BSE'27 students indicate their major via Tigerhub. 

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