Computer Science

Bachelor of Science - BS

  • prepares students for careers in information technology and software engineering
  • these fields that are expected to account for nearly 60% of all new jobs between now and 2018.

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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

Accomplished Math & Computer Science Faculty


Chaogui Zhang, Ph.D.
Chair, Associate Professor of Mathematics

Computational number theory


Thomas F. Kent, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Computability theory


Zaixin Lu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Energy Efficient Wireless Sensor network, Wireless Data Communication, Social Network Analysis, and Computational Biology.


Craig M. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor of Mathematics

Topology

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
  • Essay
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

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