"Getting students properly prepared for transfer and high tech jobs is our goal."
Computer science is one of the fastest growing (and highest paying!) fields today. Green River has robust computer science pathways for students interested in this field, including:
Most of our international students choose to follow the Associate in Science Transfer Degree Options as guides and transfer to four-year universities. We have had students transfer into Computer Science programs at the University of Washington Seattle, University of California Berkeley, Purdue University, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, University of Minnesota, Georgia Tech, and many more.
Here some examples of the classes you would take at Green River College to transfer as a Computer Science major:
Outside of the classroom, Green River offers a wide range of academic and extra-curricular opportunities to its students to develop new interests and friendships, expand their knowledge of leadership; broaden their network of faculty, students and alumni and participate in educational and social events. Involvement in the extracurricular life not only enriches the collegiate experience; it provides important background and experience for a student's resume.
There are many advantages to pursuing your Computer Science degree at Green River College:
Attesting to the high quality of the computer science degree offered at Green River, many universities, including: American University, Arizona State University, UC Irvine, Central Washington University, and Florida Institute of Technology have signed Conditional Admissions and Designated Pathway agreements with the college. Students who complete the minimum transfer requirements at Green River and apply on time will be automatically be accepted to these universities. See University Transfer Pathway.
Many students, however, have also transferred to other top universities without the use of conditional admissions agreements. These institutions include Brown University and Georgia Tech.
In addition, not only does Green River offer a high quality degree but also the chance to live and learn alongside students from more than 64 countries. This provides students with the cross-cultural skills and competence necessary to function in today's increasingly globalized business world.