Computing is an integral part of contemporary life. Computer science encompasses the study of computing technology, theory, and applications in all contexts, including mobile computing, desktop computing, robotics and autonomous vehicles, and the internet. The Computer Science Program at Bard offers courses tailored to the interests of students from across the College. The program focuses on the fundamental ideas of computer science and introduces students to multiple programming languages and paradigms. It offers broad coverage of theoretical, applied, and systems-oriented topics.
The Computer Science Program at Bard
The Computer Science Program at Bard offers three standard ways to enter the program:
- CMSC 110-119 Introduction to Computing
- CMSC 141 or 143 Object-Oriented Programming
- CMSC 201 Data Structures
Michael Lazer Walker '11Michael builds software tools, interactive art, and experimental games in New York. In the past, he’s worked with the MIT Media Lab’s Playful Systems research group and Pivotal Labs, and on popular apps such as Timehop and Words With Friends. As a game designer and artist, his work has been featured at events ranging from IndieCade and the Game Developer's Conference to the Smithsonian and NPR's All Things Considered.