MFOUND: How is the Computer Science and Physics department?

2019-Jun-02

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How is the Computer Science and Physics department in Manhattan College? (self.ManhattanCollege)

submitted 8 days ago by leecharles_

Hello /r/ManhattanCollege!

I was recently accepted into Pace University, but also waiting to hear back from Manhattan College (decisions come out next week). I’m interested in pursuing a major in Computer Science and a minor in Physics.

My question is: How is the quality of education in these STEM areas at Manhattan College? Do students seem to enjoy the Physics and Computer Science programs at Manhattan College?

Also, an off-topic question, what is the entrepreneur/startup culture like at Manhattan College?

Thanks!

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[–]rct427 2 points 8 days ago

Physics overall is a tough class but people don’t seem to enjoy the teachers. The engineering programs are all really good though.

Manhattan also has a big business school so there are a lot of opportunities for people looking to make their own companies.

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[–]thegrandwEngineering 1 point 8 days ago

Physics is garbage. Comp Sci is pretty good.

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[–]leecharles_[S] 1 point 8 days ago

Why is Physics garbage? The professors? Quality of teaching? Difficulty? Students? Tutoring?

(sorry to bombard with questions)

Good to hear CS is good though, I saw that the courses mainly work with Python! Pace University works with Java…

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[–]twoplustw0equalsfive 2 points 8 days ago

I disagree. A good friend of mine got a physics degree from MC and is now pursuing a masters/PhD from a competitive university. My roommate was computer science and the program was pretty rigorous, and everyone in her class ended up getting great jobs after college. I was a comm major so I cant speak to either, but my friends seem pretty pleased with the education they received.

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