Sep 25, 2021  
2021 - 2022 Catalog 
2021 - 2022 Catalog

Computer Science Major

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Computer Science Faculty: Fennewald, Pilling (dean)

Degree Types: Bachelor of Science (default) or Bachelor of Arts (alternative)

The Computer Science major prepares students for careers in software engineering, programming, data analysis, system administration and management, computer and network security and research and development. Graduates also use their undergraduate computer science background (and analytical skills) to prepare for careers in many other fields of science, engineering, and information technology.

In addition to the core competencies of the University, graduates of the computer science program will be able to:

  • Design software solutions to meet the needs of a business, scientific research, or engineering firm that functions within the legal, ethical, environmental, health and safety, and sustainability.
  • Implement security standards in all phases of computer science.
  • Understand the ethical and professional responsibility of computer science majors.

Major Requirements

Required Courses:

All of the following courses require a final grade of C or higher to count towards the major. This applies to courses taken at the University of Mary as well as transfer courses.

Technical Electives: Need Two

Student need any two 3/400 level courses from Engineering (ENR, ECI, EEL, EME, CSC), Math (MAT), Science (BIO, CHE, GLG, PHY, SCI), Information Technology (ITM), or Computer Information Systems (CIS).

Total: 133 Semester Credits

Program length: 4 academic years / 128 weeks

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