COMPUTER SCIENCE

52 credit hours


WHY STUDY COMPUTER SCIENCE AT TIU?

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.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE ME TO EARN MY DEGREE?

Most Computer Science majors finish their degree in 3-4 years. Requirements for this degree total 51 hours.

DID YOU KNOW?

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.

WHAT WILL I STUDY?

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.

COURSEWORK:

Requirements for this degree total 51 hours. You’ll take interesting courses like:

  • Software Engineering
  • Web Programming
  • Computer Ethics

Computer Science

REQUIRED COURSES
Course Title Credits
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
SUPPORTING COURSES
Course Title Credits
MA 121 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I 4 hours
Choose one:
MA 285X Statistics 4 hours
MA 321 Mathematical Statistics 4 hours
Total Hours 46–51 hours

CAREER OUTCOMES:

Computer Programmer Mathematics Teacher
Software Engineer Applications Analyst
IT Analyst Game Developer
Web Designer Multimedia Programmer
Network Manager

 

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