Our computer science program prepares students for careers in information technology and software engineering, fields that are expected to account for nearly 60% of all new jobs between now and 2018. Students in our B.S. in Computer Science program will:
- Develop proficiency in computer programming languages such as C++ and Java.
- Understand the architecture of modern computers.
- Be able to understand and implement common data structures used in computing.
- Be able to develop and analyze algorithms for solving computing problems.
- Develop proficiency in computer networking.
- Understand the principles of computer operating systems.
- Understand the principles of compilers.
- Develop proficiency in at least one application area such as database management, web application, computer graphics, etc.
More About This Degree
Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.
Chairperson of the department, Associate Professor of Mathematics
Spring 2017 (1-18-17 to 5-5-17): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. or by appointment. Please email Dr. Kent to make an appointment.
Dhanapati Adhikari, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
Spring 2017 (1-18-17 go 5-5-17): Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Thursday from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., or by appointment. Please email Dr. Adhikari to make an appointment.
Wen Cheng, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Information Security
Machine Learning; Data Mining; Statistic Modeling; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Pattern Recognition; Imaging Processing and Analysis; Big Data
Spring 2017 (1-18-17 to 5-5-17): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., or by appointment. Please email Dr. Cheng to make an appointment.
Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics
Spring 2017 (1-18-17 to 5-5-17): Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, or by appointment. Please email Dr. Johnson to make an appointment.
Students who graduate with a degree in computer science find success in careers in software architecture and development, database administration, web development, network and computer systems, and more.
Undergraduate Admissions Requirements
- Official SAT and/or ACT scores
- Completed application
- Official transcripts
- Letter of recommendation
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Computer Science majors must take three program elective courses in Computer Science and/or Information Security, and one program elective course in Mathematics, all of which must be at or above the 300 level.
|CS 142||Programming in C++||3|
|CS 150||Object Oriented Programming||3|
|CS 242||Computer Architecture||3|
|CS 245||Computer Data Structure||3|
|CS 250||Database and Applications||3|
|CS 322||Computer Networks||3|
|CS 341||Analysis of Algorithms||3|
|CS 342||Principles of Compilers||3|
|CS 344||OS Principles||3|
|CS 352||Web Applications and Development||3|
|CS 490||Capstone Project||3|
|MATH 201||Calculus I||3|
|MATH 202||Calculus II||3|
|MATH 203||Calculus III||3|
|MATH 271||Transition to Advanced Mathematics||3|
|MATH 322||Linear Algebra||3|
|MATH 323||Number Theory||3|
|MATH 420||Discrete Mathematics||3|