Mar 28, 2023
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (including all concentrations) program is designed to provide organizations with individuals who can critically plan, develop, implement, and manage software solutions in organizations to meet the business needs of customers and/or the organization infrastructure, while understanding the importance of critical thinking, teamwork, and problem-solving. Students are required to earn a minimum grade of “C” in all major courses.
Through completion of the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program, students will:
- Design a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet business needs.
- Analyze a problem and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
- Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science theory in the modeling and design of computer-based systems.
- Apply design and development principles in the construction of software systems of varying complexity.
- Demonstrate comprehension of the tradeoffs involved in design choices.
- Utilize current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
- Analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
- Describe professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities related to computing.
- Demonstrate appropriate written and oral communication of technology concepts to a wide audience.
- Perform effectively on a team to accomplish a common goal.
- Recognize the need for and an ability to engage in continuing professional development.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (including concentration courses) degree program is currently offered Online.
BS Computer Science Curriculum: 184.5 Credits
With Concentrations Below
Area I - Core Curriculum: 73 Credits
- Approved Humanities Elective Credits: 9
- Approved Social Science Elective Credits: 13.5
Area II - Major Curriculum: 111.5 Credits
Approved General Electives: 27 Credits
(may be any 3000 or 4000 level courses approved)
If a Concentration is Chosen - the 27 hours of required Approved General Electives are revised to the following:
Computer Science, Data Science Concentration, BS (Online)
Computer Science, Network Security Concentration, BS (Online)
Computer Science, Software Engineering Concentration, BS (Online)
Computer Science, Mobile and Web Development Concentration, BS (Online)
Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence Concentration, BS (Online)
Computer Science, Blockchain & Cloud Computing Concentration, BS (Online)