Program Information

Student Services

Educational Services

Progress Tracking: The program will keep track of student performance in each course to ensure success and plan required interventions to support the students

Priority Registration: Students in the program will be able to register for all required courses to stay on the prescribed pathway

Tutoring: Group and private tutoring support will be organized to help students along the way to ensure student success

Research Projects: Students will have the opportunity to work on funded research projects that will help them strengthen their knowledge and skills

Summer Internship Experience: Students will be placed in paid summer internship during the second summer in the program at partner organizations like Naval Postgraduate School, Cisco, Microsoft, MBARI, CHOMP etc.

Scholarship Opportunities

CS Cohort Scholar: 
$1,200/semester GPA of 2.5-3.299
$1,600/semester GPA of 3.3 or above
(depending on financial aid limits)

Matsui Foundation: Updated 10/24- Matsui Foundation has committed to support 36 eligible CSin3 students with generous scholarship (up to $25K for three years depending on financial aid limits).

Hartnell Scholarships: Hartnell College has multiple scholarship opportunities for students and all of them usually have an application deadline at the end of Fall semester at Hartnell. Please visit this page to find out more about the opportunities

CSUMB S-STEM Scholarships: CSUMB offers scholarships up to $10K per year for eligible CSIT students which CSin3 students can apply. For further information, please visit this page.
Cohort Services

Professional Development Workshops: The program will organize workshops to help students prepare for their career including resume writing, interview preparation, time management, presentation skills etc.

Field Trips: CSin3 students will have the opportunity to go field trips to computer science related organizations like Google, Electronic Arts, etc.

Guest Speakers: Talks on cutting edge topics for industry professional will be organized to augment the in class learning experience

Weekly Meetings: Weekly cohort meeting and activities will be organized to build an engaged learning community

Pathway At-A-Glance

The following table presents the course unit load for CSin3 students for the three year period. The table also lists the institution at which the courses will be offered for each of the semesters. For additional details on the courses to be taken, please refer to the sample degree pathway link at the bottom of this page.

  Fall Winter Spring Summer
 Year 1
Hartnell =14 units
CSUMB = 4 units
Total = 18 units
Hartnell =3 units
CSUMB = 0 units
Total = 3 units
Hartnell =17 units
CSUMB = 0 units
Total = 17 units
Hartnell =7 units
CSUMB = 0 units
Total = 7 units
 Year 2
Hartnell =14 units
CSUMB = 4 units
Total = 18 units
Hartnell =3 units
CSUMB = 0 units
Total = 3 units
Hartnell =0 units
CSUMB = 18 units
Total = 18 units
Summer Internship Experience
 Year 3
Hartnell =0 units
CSUMB = 18 units
Total = 18 units
Hartnell =3 units
CSUMB = 0 units
Total = 3 units
Hartnell =0 units
CSUMB = 15 units
Total = 15 units

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