Computer and Information Science

If computing is your life and you would like to make it your livelihood, consider this: Brooklyn College’s Department of Computer and Information Science is one of the largest in metropolitan New York. Our full-time faculty consists of 25 professors, and our facilities and equipment are among the best in the city. On-campus computer hubs house more than 1,000 PCs and Macs for your use, and wireless internet connections are available at many locations. You’ll have your pick of opportunities in ever-evolving fields relevant to industrial or academic careers, such as robotics, software engineering, computing education, parallel and distributed computing, information systems, and bioinformatics. The department offers master’s degrees in computer science, health informatics, and information systems, and is an active participant in the PIMA-M.F.A. program.


Contact Us

Computer and Information Science
2109 Ingersoll Hall
Brooklyn College
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

P: 718.951.5657
F: 718.951.4842

Department Chair

Yedidyah Langsam
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 2056

Undergraduate Program Information

Consult a deputy chair for undergraduate program advice.

CLAS (Day) Deputy Chair
Professor Ira Rudowsky
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 2062

SGS (Evening) Deputy Chair
Associate Professor Joseph Thurm
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 2067

Graduate Program Information

Consult the deputy chair for graduate program advice.

Graduate Deputy Chair
Professor James L. Cox
P: 718.951.5000, ext. 2047



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Overtally Policy

The CIS Department does not give overtallies. If you are closed out of a course, find another section or keep watching registration to see if someone drops the class.

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Recent news

A Tech Pipeline Program at Brooklyn College Leads Computer Science Majors to Success
Academics, Alumni, BC News, Computer and Information Science, Magner Career Center, School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, Undergraduate | October 14, 2021

In its third year, the program gives students training in soft skills, industry experience, a head start in technical careers, and adds new talent to the New York City workforce.

CIS Professor Neng-Fa Zhou Leads Team to Win Programming Contest
Academics, BC Brief, Computer and Information Science, Faculty, School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences | October 5, 2021

Professor Neng-Fa Zhou, of the Computer and Information Sciences department, led a team of computer scientists that won the 2021 LP/CP Programming Contest. The team won for coming up with

Brooklyn College to Salute the Resilient Class of 2021 Through Online Commencement
Academics, BC News, Brooklyn College Cancer Center, Brooklyn College Foundation, Computer and Information Science, Diversity, Division of Student Affairs, Graduate, President, School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences, Undergraduate | May 25, 2021

The College will celebrate the accomplishments of 4,738 total students and recognize Fatima Goss Graves as its 2021 Honorary Degree recipient.

Brooklyn. All in.