What you'll learn in the computer science program
The mission of our computer science program is to prepare our students for a wide range of careers as computer scientists, software engineers, software developers, and related positions in the field of computing.
With that goal in mind, our curriculum covers fundamental programming techniques and skills, broad knowledge of computer hardware, operating systems, programming languages, the mathematical foundations of computing, and advanced topics in software design and application development.
Recurrent themes in the program include security, algorithmic complexity, cooperating systems, performance evaluation, and software correctness. This curriculum provides students with the skills needed to design, develop, evaluate, and analyze software solutions to a wide spectrum of computational problems and prepares them to be leaders in the rapidly changing field of computing throughout their careers.
To earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, a minimum of 127 credits is required. Some specific courses include:
- Introduction to the Theory of Computation
- Calculus and Vector Analysis
- Computer Organization And Design
- Introduction to Systems Programming
- Programming Language Concepts
- Calculus with Analytic Geometry I & II
- Software Design Methods
Degree information and suggested academic plan
To learn about degree program options, program requirements, learning outcomes, career paths, and suggested academic plan, visit the Undergraduate Bulletin: