Our Computer Science major is for you if you enjoy working with computers and have an interest in programming. Through this major, you will develop the skills you need to turn your passion for technology into an in-demand profession.
About This Program
The Computer Science major will build your analytical, communication and problem-solving skills as you learn to investigate how computer systems function. You will develop skills to prepare you for this ever-evolving field by taking classes focusing on database technologies, programming languages, and hardware and software.
As a C.M.U. Computer Science major, you will have opportunities to:
- strengthen your critical thinking and analytical skills during hands-on classes with focuses on networking, application programming, computing systems, databases and software packages
- develop a broad understanding of computer languages and build an in-demand skillset that prepares you for careers in business or industry
- evaluate and review systems, diagnose problems, and establish solutions
- Associate of Science in Computer Science - CLAS, CGES
- Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science - CLAS, CGES
- Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - CLAS, CGES
- a minor in Computer Science is available - CLAS, CGES
Other C.M.U. Computer Science Programs:
- Computer Networking - CGES
Admission to C.M.U. is selective. Our admission staff carefully reviews and evaluates each application on an individual basis. Please review all requirements prior to applying for admission.
Whether you’re a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) student or a College of Graduate and Extended Studies (CGES) student, C.M.U. will challenge you, and provide opportunities to develop skills that will pay off in your professional journey.
We would love for you to join us and experience an education that gives you more. There are just a few requirements to keep in mind regarding the admission process.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
To receive admission to Central Methodist University, applicants are expected to have completed a college preparatory program with at least a 2.5 cumulative grade point average on a 4.0 scale or 2250 GED score and have a 21 or above on the ACT or 1500 or above on the SAT examination. Applicants are advised to complete a college preparatory program which would include:
- Four years of English
- Three years of Math
- Three years of Science
- Three years of Social Studies
- One year of a foreign language
Students falling below the minimum standards may be admitted on a provisional basis and will be considered individually. This consideration will be conducted by the Director of Admission and the Academic Standards and Admission Committee. Students admitted under provisional admission must comply with all conditions and requirements specified in writing by Central Methodist University
Homeschooled students must submit a valid homeschool transcript, have a 2.5-grade point average and a 21 ACT or above or a 1500 or above on the SAT.
Transfer applicants must have a 2.0 or higher GPA for all previously attempted college coursework and be eligible to return to the last college attended. Those who do not meet these criteria must present a letter of appeal to the Academic Standards and Admission Committee which will determine whether the student will be admitted.
All transfer applicants must submit official transcripts of their high school records clearly indicating GPA and class rank. Transfer applicants must also submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. These transcripts are part of the student's permanent college record.
College of Graduate & Extended Studies
Undergraduate - Transfer Student
Students must have completed 60 hours or more from an accredited college or have an associates degree and have at least a 2.0 GPA in transferable courses. Official transcripts from all colleges attended must be sent to C.M.U..
Students with less than a 2.0-grade point average may be considered for admission on a provisional basis. Certain degree-completion programs have additional, specific requirements.
Undergraduate - First Time Students
First-time Freshmen are those who are entering college for the first time or have successfully completed 11 or fewer college credit hours other than dual credit. Official transcripts from all high schools and colleges attended must be sent to C.M.U. as well as ACT or SAT scores.
TUITION & FEES
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
- Annual Tuition (12-18 hours per semester) $23,000
- Fees $770
This program is offered at the following locations: