Mar 29, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin 
2021-2022 Academic Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science BS

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Computer Science prepares students to design and implement innovative computing solutions to real world problems. Areas of study include (but are not limited to) algorithms, software engineering, artificial intelligence, robotics, databases, data science, virtual and augmented reality, theory of computation, networks, web and mobile application development. The program emphasizes both theory and practical applications of computing. A degree in Computer Science prepares students for employment in developing and maintaining commercial applications and for graduate studies.

Total Credits - 124

Major - 57

Electives - 15

Choose 15 credits in consultation with academic advisor from CPTR courses, INFS 310 , INFS 330 , and INFS 436  that have not already been taken to satisfy the major core requirements.

Up to 6 credits of the following courses may be substituted for CPTR elective credits.

Additional Requirements

No grade lower than C- may be counted toward major or cognate requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will possess the ability to:

  • Design and develop different types applications while adhering to current software development best practices. (software development)
  • Design and implement data structures, algorithms, and data management systems to store, manage, access, and process data. (data management)
  • Design and analyze efficient algorithms to solve given problems. (algorithm design and analysis)
  • Understand capabilities, tradeoffs, and limitations of algorithms, computational models, programming languages, operating systems and computing technology. (capabilities and limits of computing)
  • Consider the concerns and impact of software and computing innovations on individuals and society. Experience spiritual growth that informs social and professional interactions. (faith and ethics)

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