Computer Science

Major

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Minor

Computer Science

Contact

Dr. David O'Gwynn, Chair
601-973-5004
dogwynn@belhaven.edu

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Information technology forms the vascular system for society's most precious information. Everything from alarm clocks to hospitals to global markets depends on the Internet. Clearly, this technology is enmeshed with the workings of daily life both on a local and global scale, and it must be supported, maintained and improved going forward. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science at Belhaven University will prepare students to find their calling as information technology professionals.

What will I study?

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Interactive Programming
  • Application Design
  • Effective Programming Practices
  • Data Science
  • Network Management
  • Operating Systems
  • Game Design
  • Cyber Security

What are some careers in Computer Science?

  • IT/Network Architect
  • Data Scientist
  • Information Security Engineer
  • Game Designer/Developer
  • Application Developer
  • Network/System Administrator
  • User Experience Designer

Why choose a  Computer Science degree at Belhaven University?

  • New science building and labs with modern computing systems
  • Interdisciplinary programs in Independent Game Design with focus on art, computer science and business
  • Opportunities for research in Cyber Security and Information Assurance
  • Research and work experience in information technology and computer programming with regional businesses
  • Small class sizes, personalized instruction