The computer science major at Dominican includes a core set of courses in software development, along with a wide range of electives. The curriculum is on the cutting edge, constantly changing to keep up with the latest technology. Classes cover both the theory and applications of computer science and expose students to applications in a variety of fields. Coupled with Dominican’s comprehensive liberal arts program, the computer science major provides students with the critical thinking skills required to succeed in a complex and ever-changing society.
A Bachelor of Science degree in computer science requires that a student successfully complete the following:
To enroll in a computer science class that has course prerequisites, a student must have completed all prerequisite courses with a minimum grade of C-. A minimum of seven courses in computer science at the 200 level or above must be completed at Dominican.
It is recommended that students planning on doing graduate work in computer science also take MATH 251/MATH 261 and MATH 262.
Some computer science courses are not offered every year. It is strongly recommended that a student who plans to major in computer science consult with a faculty member of that department as early as possible in his or her college career.