computer science

Bachelor's Degree  | Russellville Campus | In-Person or Blended

The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Computer Science (CS) prepares students for careers as systems programmers in a scientific and/or engineering environment and for graduate work in computer science. Mathematics and engineering courses supplement a strong core of computer science courses, enabling students to design and implement software that requires complicated computations, data structures and interfaces.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Algorithms
  • Data Structures
  • Programming Languages (C++, Python)
  • Scripting Languages
  • Operating Systems
  • Database Management and Data Mining
  • Computer Architecture and Assembly Language
  • Computer Networks
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Web Progamming (HTML, CSS, JS)
  • System Analysis and Design
  • Capstone Project

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

  • C++, C Progamming
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript Programming
  • Perl Programming
  • Design, use, and implement data structures
  • MIPS Programming
  • SQL, SAS Programming
  • Teamwork
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Problem Solving

About This Degree

TUITION

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.

Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

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CAREER OPTIONS

You could work as a(n):

  • Computer programmer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Website developer

Alumni of our program work at:

  • Walmart corporate offices
  • Acxiom
  • ArcBest
  • Dillard’s
  • Entergy
  • Advanced Solutions Inc.

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:

  • Students can continue their studies by pursuing master’s and doctorate degrees in CS.

Point of Pride

ATU was the first public university in Arkansas to offer a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree.

 

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