Jobs in technology are abundant, and we want to help you find the right one. As a computer science major, you will complete a professional internship to discover what you love and acquire new skills. Leave Trinity prepared to excel in any number of demanding careers.
Trinity is located in a peaceful wooded setting, just 25 miles north of downtown Chicago. This prime location offers some of the nation’s best school districts, a variety of ministry organizations, and 12 Fortune 500 companies within 12 miles of campus to apply practically what you are learning in the classroom. In addition, Trinity is close to many coffee shops, restaurants, cultural experiences, and recreational activities when you need a break from the books!
Most Computer Science majors finish their degree in 3-4 years. Requirements for this degree total 51 hours.
In 2016, Computer Science was the second highest major desired by employers to hire, with Business as the first. You can diversify a Computer Science degree by adding a double-major in Business or Mathematics.
The Computer Science Major is designed to prepare students for a career in software development. Requirements total 46-52 hours. Up to 4 hours count for general education requirements. By the time you graduate, you will be able to analyze computer-related problems and design, implement, and evaluate solutions. You will also learn how to communicate technology-related ideas orally and in writing with clarity and organization. And importantly, you will learn how to integrate your new skills in computer science with your Christian faith.
At Trinity, you’ll be equipped to think critically and biblically in every area of life as you are challenged to apply your faith to your coursework and classroom conversations. And instead of approaching general education as a checklist of courses to be completed, Trinity’s distinctive educational approach gives you the freedom to choose courses that are most interesting and relevant to you. Working closely with your faculty advisor, you can select from electives to enhance your major, apply toward a minor, create a double major, or simply experience something new. The choices are yours! All along the way, you’ll be cared for and supported, ensuring that you make the most of your college experience.
Requirements for this degree total 51 hours. You’ll take interesting courses like:
|CS 120||Computer Programming I||3 hours|
|CS 170||Computer Operating Systems||4 hours|
|CS 220||Computer Programming II||3 hours|
|CS 240||Discrete Mathematics||3 hours|
|CS 260||Computer Networking||3 hours|
|CS 310||Database Management Systems||3 hours|
|CS 320||Data Structures||3 hours|
|CS 330||Web Programming||3 hours|
|CS 340||Programming Languages||3 hours|
|CS 410||Systems Analysis and Design||3 hours|
|CS 420||Software Engineering||3 hours|
|CS 445||Internship||1–6 hours|
|CS 490||Computer Ethics||3 hours|
|MA 121||Calculus with Analytic Geometry I||4 hours|
|MA 285X||Statistics||4 hours|
|MA 321||Mathematical Statistics||4 hours|
|Total Hours||46–51 hours|
|Computer Programmer||Mathematics Teacher|
|Software Engineer||Applications Analyst|
|IT Analyst||Game Developer|
|Web Designer||Multimedia Programmer|
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