Bachelor of ScienceComputing Science
Why Choose Our Program?
The Bachelor of Science degree in Computing Science provides a strong background in computing foundations, along with rigorous, hands-on training in cutting-edge areas including:
- Software and Application Design & Development
- Artificial Intelligence
- Machine Learning & Data Mining
- Computer Systems
The JU Computing Science program offers small class sizes in computer labs. This provides students with one-on-one interaction with faculty. The program emphasizes the development of analytical and problem-solving skills, communication, and teamwork – all areas that are highly valued in the industry.
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 fundamentals of programming.
Year 2: An in-depth study of computer networking, web programing, introduction of cybersecurity, data structure.
Start from Year 3, students choose concentrations from Software Development, Data Science, Game Development, Cybersecurity, Finance and Technology and General Computing Science.
Year 3: Students learn database design and development, software engineering and algorithm. Students also gain experience in system development in software engineering and project development courses.
Year 4: Student exposed to courses including, but not limited to, artificial intelligence, data mining, mobile app development, operating system, and various areas of cybersecurity. Student complete a senior captone course in the last year.
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
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
- Deutsche Bank
- Duval County School Board
- Florida Blue
- Arnold S. Goldin & Associates
- Johnson & Johnson
- R3Global International
- US Assure
- US Navy
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