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Bachelor's in computer science

Computer Science student listens in class.If you like problem solving, doing puzzles or thinking logically, consider Computer Science at St. Mary’s University.

Computer science professionals design and develop software to address everyday issues and problems. Computer Science majors at St. Mary’s develop software individually and in a group and are evaluated by industry experts.

They must be able to communicate effectively in order to talk with technical and non-technical people to assess their needs and then convey back information that is easy to understand.

The St. Mary’s Department of Engineering offers a number of computer science-related summer camps, including a Computer Science summer camp, for students in middle school and high school.

CS vs CIS

CS – Computer Science

The Computer Science program includes learning multiple programming languages; analyzing, designing, coding and testing software systems; and combines the theory and practice of using computers to solve problems.

CIS – Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems focuses on the relationships between companies and their information systems and making them run as smoothly as possible. A CIS degree prepares students to manage software development projects from analysis, design, implementation, testing and maintenance to management of quality, budgets, deliverables and deadlines.

Computer Science degree plans

What can you do with a computer science degree?

Careers in computer science exist in virtually every industry, and skilled programmers are highly sought in the job market.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science employs the latest tools and technology to provide a well-structured education in this exciting and innovative field.

Computer scientists work in technical IT-related careers such as:

  • Programmer
  • Software designer/developer
  • Systems/data analyst

Students who take elective classes can gain specializations in careers related to cybersecurity, and game, mobile and web development.

Learn more about the St. Mary's Computer Science Program

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