Computer Science

Degree:Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Major:Computer Science
Minor:Computer Science
Department:Computer Science
Building 4, Room 223
College:Hal Marcus College of Science and Engineering
CIP Code:11.0701
Semester Hours Required For Degree: 120

Computer Science

The B.S. in Computer Science (CS) degree program emphasizes analytical thinking and problem solving involving scientific applications. The degree includes the theoretical foundations of computer science in the study of algorithms, data structures, computer architecture, programming languages, and net-centric computing. Concentration areas include intelligent systems, software engineering, and cybersecurity.

Program Requirements

In addition to the university’s general requirements, students seeking the B.S. in Computer Science must meet the requirements listed below.

A minimum grade of "C-" is required for all major and major-related courses with a cumulative major GPA of 2.5 or higher. Students should consult with their academic advisor for courses which may satisfy both the General Studies requirements and common prerequisites.

Graduates of the Computer Science degree program will be known for their accomplishments in the early stages on their careers and they should:

  • Develop computerized solutions to important problems either individually or through interdisciplinary teams within a global and societal context.
  • Professionally and ethically engage in technical or business activity through computer science ability, communication skills and knowledge.
  • Engage in continuing professional growth through post-graduate education, continuing education, or professional activity.
  • Contribute to the economic development of the Northwest Florida region and the state of Florida.