Program TypeMajor, Minor
Degrees OfferedB.A., B.S.
SchoolHamm School of Engineering
Prepare for a career in information technology in a wide range of fields including software engineering, system administration and management, computer and network security, and research and development.
What You’ll Learn
Our students develop fundamental knowledge of algorithms and computations, while exploring theories for the implementation of hardware and software programs.
- Gain real-world experience with internships.
You’ll have a wide range of internship opportunities, which are often paid due to high industry demand.
- Understand your ethical and professional responsibilities.
You’ll gain a strong technical understanding of the field and learn how to be an ethical servant leader.
- Develop strong communication skills.
Effectively communicate the technological needs of a business to its multiple stakeholders and decision-makers, especially those with limited technology backgrounds.
- Become an innovator while serving others.
Develop your technical skills and practice servant leadership as you solve coding challenges and create new software applications. Through these program-sponsored, community service projects, you can help prevent cyber security leaks.
Careers & Outcomes
Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in computer science can pursue many careers, all of which will be in high demand in the coming decade. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that employment of information security analysts will grow by 31% through 2029, more than six times the average for all occupations.
- Software applications developer
- Systems software developer
- Information security analyst
- Database administrator
- Data scientist
- Product manager
- Web developer
- Software tester
- Chief information security officer
- Mobile application developer