Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science

Objective: This program is for students who wish to pursue a liberal arts degree with some specialization in computer science, but do not intend to enter graduate school in Computer Science. Selected job titles of graduates include: programmer, software engineer, network analyst, systems analyst, game programmer, system administrator, web developer, web designer.

Administrator: Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Requirements: 61-63 credits including 35-37 in computer science
COMP1220. Introduction to Computer Science (3)
COMP2220. Computer Programming in C++ (3); and,
COMP2220L. Computer Programming in C++ Laboratory (1)

One course from:
COMP2040. Introduction to Web Development (3); or,
COMP2260. Event-Driven Programming (3); and,
COMP2260L. Event-Driven Programming Laboratory (1)
COMP2630. Computer Architecture (3)
COMP2750. Data Structures (3)
COMP3230. Introduction to Spatial Analysis (3)
COMP3330. Database Design and Programming (3); and,
COMP3330L. Database Design and Programming Laboratory (1)
COMP3370. Systems Analysis and Design (3)
COMP3630. Networks and Data Communications I (3)
COMP3970. Introduction to Senior Project (1)
COMP4680. Software Development Project (4); or,
COMP4970. Research (1-3)
COMP4980.* Senior Seminar/Capstone (1)
MATH2240. Elementary Statistics (3)
MATH2310. Discrete Mathematics (3)
Twenty credits in a specific area of concentration approved by the Department Chair.

Choose one of the following:
COMP3230. Introduction to Spatial Analysis (3)
COMP3430. Operating Systems I (3); and,
COMP3430L. Operating Systems I Laboratory (1)
COMP3530. Computer Graphics (3);and,
COMP3530L. Computer Graphics Laboratory (1)
COMP3640. Networks and Data Communications II (3)
COMP3750. Algorithm Analysis (3)
COMP4330. Machine Learning and Data Mining (3)
COMP4430. Compilers (3)

* COMP4980 must be taken at Northwest Nazarene University

In addition to the above requirements, the student is required to complete a written subject examination in the field of Computer Science, e.g. ETS Major Field Test for Computer Science.