Bachelor of ScienceComputing Science

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Bachelor of Science in Computing ScienceCurriculum

Our Computing Science curriculum is designed with current industry needs in mind. It ensures that graduating students are ready to take on the challenges of this dynamic and fast-paced area.

Year 1:  Experience in computer hardware and software concepts, and application development.

Year 2:  An in-depth study of algorithms, data structure, computer architecture, and operating systems. 

Year 3: Students learn network design and database design and software design and development.

Year 4:  Student exposed to courses including, but not limited to, artificial intelligence, data mining, mobile app development, web programming, and various areas of cybersecurity. Students also gain experience in system development in software engineering and project development courses. 

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Potential Career Paths

Majoring in Computer Science program prepares students for the following positions: 

  • Software, Web or Mobile Application Developer
  • Systems administrator/manager/analyst
  • Web developer and designer
  • Software engineer
  • Database designer/developer/administrator
  • IT architect
  • Security analyst 
93%Percentage of JU computing science alumni working in the field
22%National Job Growth by 2029, much faster than the average of 4% for all occupations
62,840+Computing Science Jobs in Florida in 2020

The Possibilities are Endless

JU Computing Science students have completed internships or secured employment at companies including:

  • Baptist Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capernaum, Inc.
  • City of Jacksonville
  • Core Realty
  • CSX
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Duval County School Board
  • Florida Blue
  • Arnold S. Goldin & Associates
  • JEA
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lockheed
  • Parsons
  • R3Global International
  • RealSense
  • Safari
  • Starfield
  • US Assure
  • US Navy
  • Vistakon

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