Computer Science


Effective 1 June 2024 through 31 May 2025

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18 Credit Hours

This program is offered by the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology/Computer and Information Sciences Department. It is available at the St. Louis main campus and at the Geneva campus.

For information on the general requirements for a minor, see Minor under the Academic Policies and Information section of this catalog.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate an introductory understanding of computer science concepts and principles. 
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to successfully design and write computer programs.
  • Students will be able to critically analyze the role of technology in society.

Required Courses

  • COSC 1550 Computer Programming I (3 hours)
  • COSC 1560 Computer Programming II (3 hours)
  • COSC 1570 Mathematics for Computer Science (3 hours)
  • COSC 2710 Social Engineering and Society (3 hours)

Choose two of the following:

  • COSC 2610 Operating Systems (3 hours)
  • COSC 2670 Network Principles (3 hours)
  • COSC 2810 Systems Analysis and Design (3 hours)
  • COSC 2050 Java Programming (3 hours)
  • COSC 2110 Computer Languages* (3 hours)

*Computer language content must vary