B.S. Degree in Computer Science


With a solid foundation of knowledge, problem solving, and logical and critical thinking skills, a computer science degree from Oklahoma Christian can serve as a significant competitive advantage – even if you don't wind up working in information technology. Computer science degrees are also commonly associated with innovation and high-paying jobs, making it a popular and smart choice among degree seekers.

Oklahoma Christian Computer Science degree holders tend to find jobs as Software Engineers, Systems Administrators, and Systems Analysts. There are exceptions to the rule, as well – other OC alumni who have earned a Computer Science degree have even found themselves working as actuaries and math teachers.

B.S. Degree in Computer Science

77 Hours

An OC graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science will:

  1. Be able to demonstrate understanding of and ability to apply core Computer Science principles, knowledge and skills to solve problems using computers.
  2. Be able to apply a Christian worldview in the practice of Computer Science.  
  3. Be prepared for a career and/or vocation using Computer Science.

Student must complete a minimum of 126 hours including the major, core, and minor if required. Elective hours may be needed to reach 126 hours.

Computer Science Core (45 hours)

Lower Division Courses (24 hours)
CMSC 1113  Programming I
CMSC 1123  Programming II
CMSC 1313  Software Engineering I - Intro
CMSC 2133  Object Oriented Programming
CMSC 2213  Internet Application Development
CMSC 2233  Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis
CMSC 2323  Software Engineering II - Practice
CMSC 2413  Assembly Language

Upper Division Courses (21 hours)
CMSC 3313  Software Engineering III - Ethics
CMSC 3443  Computer Organization & Architecture
CMSC 4123  Software Engineering IV - Tools
CMSC 4213  Software Engineering V - Projects
CMSC 4323  Database Systems
CMSC 4413  Operating Systems
CMSC 4513  Programming Languages

Communication (3 hours)
ENGL 3493  Technical Writing OR
COMM 3113  Business & Professional Communication

Mathematics (17 hours)
MATH 1623  Intro to Discrete Mathematics
MATH 2913  Statistical Methods
MATH 2114  Calculus I with Analytical Geometry
MATH 2214  Calculus II with Analytical Geometry
MATH 3513  Linear Algebra

Computer Science Upper Division (12 hours)

12 hours of any 4000 or 5000 level CS course not used above
CMSC 4103  Data Communications and Networking
CMSC 4113  Human Computer Interaction
CMSC 4423  Computer Graphics
CMSC 4223  Computer Simulation
CMSC 4233  Mobile Application Development
CMSC 4443  Information System Security
CMSC 4713  Artificial Intelligence

Related Careers

  • Actuary
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Analyst