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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.)

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The Computer Science bachelor's degree at Colorado Christian University is designed for students who want to use their critical thinking and analytical skills in a variety of fields, such as information technology, web or software development, computer network or database management, or systems administration. Offered through the School of Science and Engineering, the Computer Science degree serves as an industry standard, providing real-world, problem-solving skillsets that open doors to opportunities in a wide variety of business and organizational settings.

Computer science and technology are integrated into nearly every aspect of our modern world, making our lives more efficient and information more accessible, faster, and interconnected. With nearly every industry dependent on technology in some way, computer science is now one of the most in-demand and fastest-growing careers, needing educated industry professionals.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science offered through CCU's College of Undergraduate Studies grounds you in the fundamentals of computer science knowledge and practice while preparing you with the expertise to design, develop, and maintain software at leading companies and ministries around the world. Students in the computer science bachelor's program will be equipped to lead ethical and responsible software development while modeling Christ in the workplace.

Program Focus

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.

Our programs train the next generation of innovators to solve real-world problems and improve the way people live and work.

Computer Science major at CCU

Technology and the science behind the discipline have made extraordinary progress in the last twenty years — most of which affect our lives on a daily basis. Humans have an amazing, God-given capacity to learn and to discover new technological advancements. In CCU's School of Science and Engineering, we aspire to grow and thrive in our faith walk with Jesus Christ, as well as in our academic endeavors. With a strong emphasis on technology solutions and analytical management for business, the computer science major offers a distinctive balance between technical challenges, creative problem-solving, and ethical living as followers and disciples of Christ.

What can you do with a degree in Computer Science major?
  • Information security
  • Mobile application designer or developer
  • Software engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Web developer
Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Programming Foundations
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Linux Systems Administration
  • Software Engineering

About the School of Science and Engineering

In the School of Science and Engineering at Colorado Christian University, character forms the bedrock of God-honoring and kingdom-building science. We aim to help our students explore the world that God created, use cutting-edge technology, and discover how faith interacts with questions that arise out of studying science. We focus on teaching our students how to articulate a Christian perspective on issues such as bioethics, ecology, and human life.

Science and engineering programs are taught within the world of ideas, synthesizing the liberal arts, advanced theories, and applied technology. Our faculty intentionally seek out ways to hone a Christ-like character in our students, inspiring them to become moral and ethical, world-changing leaders. Purposefully small classes and laboratories invite students to learn with their hands as well as their minds. This instills a level of mastery necessary to become a leader in rapidly-advancing fields of science and engineering.

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