The Department of Computer Science offers the following programs and minors:
The Computer Science program prepares students for the pursuit of a graduate degree in computer science or computer engineering. The primary study objectives for computer science majors are:
- Design and implementation of software.
- Use of the computer as a problem-solving tool.
- Understanding how the computer works.
- Current directions and limitations in technology.
The Information Technology program prepares students to meet the information technology needs of 21st century ministries and businesses. Emphases of the program include the study of computer applications, network administration, database management, and project management. The development of problem-solving skills is a program emphasis. Exposure to standard computing platforms will help prepare to meet students for industry certification. The focus is on using the technology; understanding the strengths and weaknesses of each piece of technology in order to properly use it.