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Computer Science (BS)

Math + Computers = Logical Career Choice

Computers are essential to nearly everything we do in our personal and professional lives. It’s no wonder, then, that computer science-related careers top “best jobs” lists year after year — not just in availability but also for earning potential.

If you enjoy math, logic and solving problems, a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science might be the perfect career fit for you. At ACU, you’ll receive broad-based training in programming languages and specialized computer science subjects. Beyond practical applications, you’ll also develop critical thinking, leadership and communication skills that will help you make ethical decisions and grow in your career, whether you want to pursue graduate school, develop software applications or develop programs for the gaming industry.

Program Overview

Credit hours 72
Concentrations 3
Department Information Technology and Computing
School/College College of Business Administration

Coursework

You’ll take courses such as:

  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Game Development
  • Web Application Development
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Concentrations

  • Computing Theory
  • Game Development
  • Software Engineering

What can you do after graduation?

  • Game Developer
  • Computer Systems Manager
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Software Developer
  • Web Designer
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Clubs and Activities

Computer science majors get plenty of hands-on learning experiences in co-curriculars and activities such as:

  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Programming contests
  • Research fellowships
  • Springboard Ideas Challenge

About the School of Information Technology and Computing

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ACU's School of Information Technology and Computing (SITC) delivers a high-quality undergraduate education in a small-school, Christian environment for students interested in graduate school and careers in technical fields. Rapid advances in technology allow for constant innovation, and we strive to mirror that innovation with our curriculum in order to prepare students to have the necessary skills to become the next software engineers, computer scientists, game designers, database and network administrators, and more.

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Ready to Be a Part?

We’re eager to see not only what you can accomplish with an ACU education, but how your unique perspective can enrich your fellow classmates and ACU as a whole.