This major combines professional preparation with a liberal education. A student completing this major is qualified for employment in business or industry in entry-level positions requiring application programming, working knowledge of computing systems, and use of commercial software packages.
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science
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What I will learn?
Majors in Computer Science will:
- have a working knowledge of basic computer-science principles and computing practices
- learn to deal with different operating systems and computer architectures
- demonstrate proficiency in problem-solving, software design and development, data structures, algorithms, computer organization and computer architecture
- write, document and test programs, in a variety of programming languages, supporting different programming paradigms
- be proficient in at least one (in-demand) programming language
- understand the software development process
- be prepared to pursue graduate work in computer science and will demonstrate the ability to under-stand, write about, and speak about the social and ethical issues of computing
- be able to adapt to the constantly changing environments in the computer industry and will be prepared to learn new skills as required in a continually changing discipline
What are some possible entry-level careers with a degree in this field?
A student completing this major is qualified for employment in business or industry in entry level positions requiring application programming, working knowledge of computing systems, and use of commercial software packages.