60 Free Computer Science College Courses You Can Take Online in 2015

Ronald Barba

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it's really in – so far in, it's reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop.  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things you can do for yourself in 2015, the one thing you definitely need to do is to get into computer science. Whether you're just a beginner or are someone trying to improve upon or to refresh things you've learned previously, there's a limitless number of resources across the Internet of which you can take advantage. In the upcoming year, consider taking one of these free computer science college courses online.

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Published on a recent Hacker News post by user denismars, the 60 following computer science courses are all online classes that are provided completely for free by various professors, departments and universities across the world through each respective university's website. According to GitHub user prakhar1989, the originator of the list, the 60 computer science courses are all relatively unknown but deserve some attention. While most people are familiar with MOOCs through platforms like Coursera or MIT OpenCourseWare, the courses listed are provided directly from University pages and include everything from beginner courses on programming languages, to more advanced courses in machine learning.

Consider checking out one of the free computer science college courses. Classes come from places like Carnegie Mellon, Stanford, and MIT. The classes are sorted by focus: Introduction to CS, Systems, Programming Languages/Compilers, Algorithms, CS Theory, and Miscellaneous. To read more on course descriptions, visit the original post on GitHub.

60 Free Computer Science College Courses to Take in 2015

Introduction to CS


Programming Languages / Compilers


CS Theory


(H/T Hacker News)

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Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things. Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.