Bachelor Of Science In Computer Science
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Transfer Credits
Up to 75% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Aug 24, 2020
Accreditation
ABET

Change the World of Tech with a Computer Science Degree

Are you interested in learning more about computers and different areas of technology, as well as how to use problem-solving skills to meet the needs of future employers? Then you should consider the field of computer science! With a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, you can enter the competitive and lucrative world of technology. Our computer science degrees provide training in the development, maintenance, and defense of large and complex software applications, executive software systems, and networks.

By earning your degree in computer science, you will be equipped to handle the technical and ethical challenges of technology in an appropriate manner, and develop strong competencies in reasoning and logic. Once you are equipped with a firm foundation in algorithms and problem solving, you will learn how to analyze problems and design, as well as implement and test software solutions.

At Liberty University, we aim to produce men and women who are grounded and strong in their Christian faith and ready to bring their ethical and spiritual standards into the workforce.


Why Choose Liberty’s Computer Science Degree?

Our computer science degree programs are part of our School of Business, which has experienced significant growth over the years. The school is housed in a state-of-the-art building equipped with large classroom spaces, several computer labs, and common spaces for students to study and meet up. Our Center for Cyber Excellence, Center for Entrepreneurship, and Center for Financial Literacy are available as resources to guide you along your academic journey, no matter which degree program you choose from the School of Business.  

The School of Business has several programs that are accredited by ACBSP or are pursuing accreditation. ACBSP is a specialized accreditation for business-related programs.

Our computer science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. These are in addition to other program-specific accreditations and Liberty University’s regional accreditation through SACSCOC.

ABET Accreditation Badge


What Will You Learn in Our Computer Science Degree?

Computing

Throughout our computer science degrees, you will gain an understanding of the fundamentals, principles, and practices of computer science, which are necessary for employment and pursuing a graduate degree. You will learn to design, implement and evaluate computer-based systems, processes, components or programs to meet desired needs.

Communication

Besides learning computer-based skills, you will study how to effectively communicate with supervisors, clients, and peers. This also ties into the ability to function and work as part of a team to accomplish a common goal.

Professionalism

The overall goal of Liberty University is to produce professional men and women who display the Christian principles that are the foundation for their professional ethics and behavior. Part of your training will be to learn about the professional, ethical, legal, security and social issues and responsibilities inherent in the computer science field.

Specializations
Highlights
Degree Info
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Cyber Security

General Track

Software Engineering

Web and Mobile Programming

Highlights of Our Computer Science Degree

  • Our computer science degrees have around 90 credit hours of general and major-specific courses you take before moving on to the specialization courses of your choice. This gives you some time to decide which specialization is right for you.  
  • You can pursue multiple specializations if you choose, due to the number of elective credit hours within the degree.
  • As this degree is offered through our School of Business, you can take part in all that the School of Business building has to offer!
  • You have the opportunity to pursue a variety of certificates such as Microsoft, SAP, Cisco, etc.

Computer Science Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Computer Science Graduates

  • IT Consultant
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Information Systems Manager
  • Database Administrator
  • Systems Analyst
  • Games Developer
  • Technical Writer

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.