Upward Mobility for Underrepresented Students: A Model for a Cohort-Based Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

  title={Upward Mobility for Underrepresented Students: A Model for a Cohort-Based Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science},
  author={Sathya Narayanan and Kathryn Cunningham and Sonia M. Arteaga and William J. Welch and Leslie Maxwell and Zechariah Chawinga and Bude Su},
  journal={Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education},
CSin3 is a cohort-based, three-year computer science bachelor's degree program that has increased graduation rates of traditionally underrepresented computer science students. A collaborative effort between a community college and a public university, CSin3 provides a clear pathway for upward socio-economic mobility into the high-paying technology industry. CSin3 students are 90% from traditionally underrepresented groups, 80% first-generation, 32% female, and have a three-year graduation rate… 

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