Online Bachelor of Science

Computer and Information Sciences

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Become a tech problem-solver with our ABET-accredited program

Build the versatile skillset you need to become the solution-oriented technology professional today’s employers seek. Our program, accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), prepares you to analyze problems, develop hardware, software and systems solutions in line with organizational needs, and communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Program Features and Benefits

ABET-accredited program meets high standards of rigor and quality.

Presents theory, practical systems engineering and design skills, business knowledge and communication/collaboration skills under one unified framework.

Focus on experiential learning through hands-on projects that address real-world issues.

Option to complete a Master of Science in Information Software Engineering and Management in a 4 + 1 accelerated program (dependent on academic performance).

Generous transfer credit policies, allowing for transfer of up to 87 approved credits from previous learning experience.

What You’ll Learn

As a graduate of this program, you will be able to:

  • Apply theoretical constructs of mathematical analysis and sound reasoning to develop and deploy practical solutions for real-world problems.
  • Evaluate computing system requirements sufficient for developing efficient computational solutions for real-world problems.
  • Assimilate new methodologies and advances in computer technology in an ever-evolving discipline.
  • Master the elements of effective written and verbal communication of results to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Work independently and in collaboration with colleagues.
  • Live up to the ethical standards of the profession and professional knowledge and skills to contribute to society.
  • Understand the responsibilities of a good citizen within the context of the ethical code of the software industry.

Career Opportunities

Computing and IT career fields continue to grow. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 11% job growth for the sector as a whole over the 2019-2029 period, potentially adding 531,200 new jobs.1 Our Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences can equip you for a number of paths within the industry, including:

  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Network/Systems Administrator

Core Courses for the Online B.S. in Computer and Information Sciences

CISC 120

Programming I

CISC 160

Data Structures

CISC 211

Computer Organization and Architecture

CISC 225

Information Systems Design and Analysis

CISC 233

Essential Algorithms

CISC 301

Operating Systems

CISC 325

Programming Languages, Concepts and Paradigms

CISC 399

Formal Languages and Automata Theory

MATH 220

Calculus I

MATH 250

Introduction to Linear Algebra

MATH 310

Discrete Mathematics II

How to Apply

To apply to

the online B.S. in Computer and Information Sciences, you will need to have graduated from high school with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or have a GED.

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details, including where to fill out our free application form, on our admissions page.

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