Computer Science

Technology is always evolving, but a degree in computer science will empower you with the fundamental knowledge you need to stay on top of changes in today's tech world.

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Program Highlights

In keeping with the fast-growing computer science industry, California Lutheran University has expanded its Computer Science Department in terms of technology and curriculum.

The curriculum, which follows that recommended by the Association for Computing Machines, offers special courses on artificial intelligence, software engineering and computational theory. JAVA is the primary language used in the curriculum.

This computer science curriculum prepares students for a variety of careers in both the public and private sectors. Our computer science graduates often pursue careers that utilize their skills in software and hardware development, programming, computer use in businesses, computer engineering and education.

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Program Requirements

Required credits: 48 credits minimum; 36 upper division credits. 2.0 minimum GPA.

Required Courses
Computer Science

CSC 210 (4) Introduction to Computer Programming
CSC 220 (4) Advanced Computer Programming
CSC 335 (4) Software Engineering 
CSC 340 (4) Operating Systems
CSC 350 (4) Data Communications & Networks
CSC 499 (4) Capstone

Elective Courses in Major

20 additional upper division Computer Science credits.


MATH 241 (4) Discrete Mathematics

Minor in Computer Science

Required credits: 20 Computer Science credits minimum; 12 credits upper division.