Academic Catalog 2023-2024 
    Sep 23, 2023  
Academic Catalog 2023-2024

Bachelor of Science: Computer Science

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The Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science equips students with the required technical skills and provides a broad and deep knowledge of application development, theory, and design for computer systems. The program teaches students to develop algorithms using computational theory and the use of operating systems, compiler design, and software engineering with applied projects and analysis. The program integrates computer science with elements from computer information technology, data engineering, and information systems management.

As a foundation for the curriculum, students study mathematics and computation, and develop a strong framework in logic design and programming. In addition to gaining foundational knowledge in the key areas of the field, the program shows the relationship between computer science and a biblical worldview.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree requires completion of the following 120 hours, including six graduate-level credit hours:
General Education (39 hours)
Computer Science Foundations Core (29 hours)
Major Core (39 hours)
Electives (13 hours)

General Education Core (39 credit hours)

Integrative Studies (3 credit hours)

Elective Requirements (13 credit hours)

Choose 13 hours of elective credits.

Graduation Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree: Computer Science

The faculty recommends students in the B.S. in Computer Science to the Board of Trustees as candidates for graduation when they have completed the following requirements.

  1. Completion of a total of 120 credits, including all general education, electives, computer science foundations core, and major core requirements.
  2. A letter grade of D or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all CCU coursework.
  3. Meet the CCU Residency requirements 
  4. Formal and timely application for graduation by the date specified by the University Registrar.
  5. No outstanding financial obligation to the University.

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