Do you thrive on developing elegant solutions to complex problems? Industry 4.0 is changing the way companies develop and deliver products and services. As a computer science major at Wilkes, you’ll leverage both your analytical and creative skills to design next-generation software and data solutions that can change tomorrow’s world.
|Program Type||Format||Credit Hours|
|Major, Minor||On Campus||120 (16 for minor)|
Why Study Computer Science at Wilkes?
As a Wilkes computer science student, you’ll enjoy small class sizes, the freedom to conduct independent study and research with dedicated faculty, and opportunities to solve real-world problems.
What Will You Learn as a Computer Science Major?
- A series of foundational computer science and mathematics courses in data structures, algorithms, and parallel and distributed computing provide a strong base of theoretical and practical knowledge you'll use every day.
- Advanced electives build on what you've learned, diving into topics such as networking and communication, security, machine learning and artificial intelligence.
- In addition to technical expertise, you'll prepare for a successful career by learning to effectively work within a team and become familiar best practices within a professional, legal and ethical framework. Select students gain practical experience working as system administrators for the department, managing our computing facilities.
- A senior capstone project brings it all together. You'll have the opportunity to leverage everything you've learned as you work on a project team under the direction of a faculty member solving actual problems. Capstone projects are often developed with alumni supervision, giving you additional opportunities to make lasting connections and expand your network.
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