Design and implement a cutting-edge operating system. Lead a software development team at a Fortune 500 company. Safeguard sensitive data at an organization. As a computer science major at Buena Vista University, you will receive a combination of high-quality academics and practical experience that will allow you to pursue a career in a variety of industries.
BVU’s computer science program is designed to prepare students to enter the rapidly expanding and ever-evolving field of computer science. Early on, you will put theory into practice through internships, extra-curricular involvement and real-world applications. You’ll also carry out research and work alongside expert professors who bring working-world experience into the classroom and are committed to student success. There are three tracks in computer science at BVU – systems, information technology and mathematics – allowing you to solidify your strengths, customize your career path, or continue on to graduate school. With a computer science degree from Buena Vista University, you will become proficient in many areas, enabling you to be creative and adaptable and work in a broad variety of roles.
Five interdisciplinary teams of BVU students from the natural science and computer science departments developed and presented mobile apps in a competition for a $1,000 award from BVU's Stine Endowment. Read more...
Interacting with students inside and especially outside of the classroom is a highlight of my job as we put knowledge into practice in exciting and meaningful ways with tangible results.