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Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

B.S. in computer science; entrepreneurship; and cyber security; minor

Computer science studies the design of computational devices and processes, the transfer and transformation of information, and techniques for making processes efficient and intelligent.

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The computer science department is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence for Research in Cyber-Security by the NSA and DHS. We have excellent graduate placement and extremely active and competitive student organizations.

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Did you know?

Students can earn a concurrent B.S. in computer science and Master of Business Administration in five years.

What courses will I take in computer science?

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science emphasizes a broad foundation of computer organization, software, and mathematics, together with electives that focus on some aspect or application of computers. Student may choose a Bachelor of Science in:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Science – Entrepreneurship
  • Computer Science – Cyber Security

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How can I continue my education?

Computer Science (Certificate)
Computer Science (Minor)
Computer Engineering (B.S.)
Concurrent B.S. in Computer Science/Master of Business Administration (B.S./M.B.A.)
Computer Science (M.S.)
Master of Software Engineering (M.S.E.)
Computer Science (Ph.D.)

What can I do with a degree in computer science?

Career possibilities in computer science are numerous and varied; in fact, software engineering and related occupations are forecast to be one of the fastest-growing fields throughout the next decade. Jobs for recent computer science graduates include:

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