Computer Science Programming Degree
With a Computer Science Programming degree, students gain hands-on experience writing code, troubleshooting program code and writing software for specific applications. Students will become familiar with programming languages such as Java, C++, LINUX/UNIX, .NET and more. Computer programming requires good problem solving skills as well as basic math skills and the ability to be precise and carefully analyze lines of code. Students will be prepared to develop, diagnose, remedy and create programming for various industries and data providers.
What makes Walsh's Computer Programming major unique?
- Focus on Practical Application Blended with a Solid Academic Foundation. We believe students learn best by doing. Our hands-on courses focus on applications that individuals and businesses use on a daily basis. This focus enhances our students' marketability and preparedness for their future careers.
In addition, students have the option to enroll in Walsh's new 4+1 Program for non-business majors who would like to supplement their bachelor's degree with an MBA. Through the program, students simultaneously earn undergraduate and graduate credit for Walsh's MBA Prep Series courses, saving both time and money as students pursue their advanced degree.
Generally speaking, what courses will I need to take?
All Walsh computer science majors complete an array of courses during the first two years involving networking, programming and digital applications. Specialization is initiated after year two. Some specific courses for programming majors include:
- Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
- Introduction to Networking
- Database Techniques
- Software Engineering I
- Software Engineering II