B.S. Degree in Computer Science

Overview

A degree in Computer Science provides instruction in core courses as well as advanced courses in Computer Science and Mathematics. OC's program prepares you for advanced studies in Computer Science working technologies like AI, Machine Learning, and Big Data, developing applications in the complex world of the Internet, mobile devices, internet-of-things, and cloud computing, or working in technical fields that require more mathematics.

This degree is eligible for the dual degree program that would allow you to earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the same time.

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

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

Related Careers

Nearly every industry needs Computer Scientists: technology, finance, retail, manufacturing, energy, healthcare, aerospace, government, education, and entertainment. Each industry provides opportunities to work with a wide range of solution technologies like the Internet, user interfaces, gaming, mobile apps, visualization, embedded systems, database, AI, big data, operating systems, and security.

Expect entry-level jobs like Computer Scientist, Programmer, Software Engineer, System Analyst, or Quality Assurance Analyst that can lead to more senior positions like Technical Manager, Product Manager, Project Manager, System Architect, or Database Administrator.



77 Hours

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

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

The 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.

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