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Major: Computer Science
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total credit hours: N/A
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
Computer science is the study of problem solving. Therefore, the primary goal of the program is to develop problem-solving skills in students. With that in mind, the emphasis of this major is to prepare graduates to understand the field of computing, both as an academic discipline and as a profession, within the context of a larger society.
Further, the major is designed to challenge students to consider the ethical and societal issues that are associated with the computing field, to prepare students to rigorously apply their knowledge to the solution of specific, constrained problems, to expose students to the rich theoretical basis of the field and to integrate their understanding of computing with the foundation of a liberal arts education.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2021-2022) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to computer science majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A computer science major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
The world economy runs on computers. The need for computer science professionals has never been in higher demand. The computer science program at Thiel College provides a solid foundation for future graduate study, as well as entry into many different industries such as programming, analyst, web development, software development, information technology, and design, just to name a few!