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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Earning your bachelor’s degree in computer science gives you the ability to adapt to new technologies and ideas. As a computer scientist, you will work with experts to develop innovative ways to harness the power of computing to solve problems.

Georgia Southern’s computer science program ensures that you will graduate with the skills to excel in a wide range of fields within computer science. Learn more about program requirements here.

A Growing Career

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the computer and information scientist fields to grow by 11 percent until 2024 — faster than any other occupation. Computer scientists will enjoy excellent job prospects as companies currently struggle with finding candidates to fill these highly skilled positions.

Objectives and Outcomes

Program Educational Objectives (3-5 years after graduation)

  • Have a diverse group of graduates take on successful leadership roles in Computer Science related fields
  • Have graduates remain current in their field through the pursuit of life-long learning
  • Have graduates work effectively with others to make positive contributions to their employers and to society

Student Outcomes (Graduates of the program will have an ability to: )

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions

Program Admissions Criteria

A student must have completed both MATH 2130 and CSCI 1301 (Programming Principles I) with a “C” or better and be enrolled in CSCI 1302 in order to be accepted as a major in Computer Science. Otherwise, a student declaring a major in Computer Sciences will be declared a “Pre-Computer Science” major.

Enrollment & Graduation Data

Last updated: 9/23/2020