Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

General

Program Description

Ready to put your computer skills to use in a career serving others through future technologies? Computer science may be the best major for you.

Why Saint Martin's University

Saint Martin’s computer science program prepares students with the education and training needed for careers in such high-demand fields as software development, web, and mobile technologies, and security and database management. Set in the midst of a rich liberal arts curriculum, the program is designed to meet the needs of industry and future advances in technologies.

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CS program highlights

  • Rigorous educational environment in which faculty members work closely with students;
  • High-quality computer facilities;
  • Small classes, enabling students to receive individual attention from faculty members;
  • A strong foundation of analytical and computation skills;
  • Well-rounded liberal arts component broadening career options and opportunities for professional advancement;
  • Capstone project relevant to the industry's current needs.

Career paths

Technology and computer science provide the backbone for every industry in the 21st century. Graduates with a Bachelor of Science in computer science are well-positioned for a variety of positions, including:

  • Computer Network Architect
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Network and Computer Systems
  • Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Web Developer

Computer science program requirements

Major

  • University core requirements
  • 15 semester hours of math courses
  • Six semester hours of science courses
  • 21 semester hours of foundation courses
  • 36 semester hours of upper-division courses
  • 9 semester hours of upper-division electives

Minor

  • 18 semester hours of minor requirements

Popular computer science courses

  • Cyber forensics
  • Game development with HCI
  • Introduction to artificial intelligence
  • Mobile application development
  • User-centered design
Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

Saint Martin's University in Lacey, Washington is one of 14 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Established in 1895 by ... Read More

Saint Martin's University in Lacey, Washington is one of 14 Benedictine colleges and universities in the United States and Canada, and the only one west of the Rocky Mountains. Established in 1895 by monks of the Roman Catholic Order of Saint Benedict, our identity as a university is rooted in our Catholic, Benedictine tradition. Saint Martin's is a member of the Independent Colleges of Washington. Read less