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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

A computer science degree from GSW offers many technical and non-technical skills that are highly valued by employers, from leadership to programming. The increasing scope of computer science means you have plenty of choices in a wide variety of highly specialized areas. With computer technologies playing an ever-growing role in all aspects of modern life, you're likely to find your computer science skills in high demand across many different industries. These include financial organizations, management consultancy firms, software houses, communications companies, data warehouses, multinational companies (IT-related, financial services, and others), governmental agencies, universities, and hospitals.


Program Curriculum          Minor Curriculum


Student Outcomes

Hands-on labs will challenge students and increase problem solving abilities. Throughout the program, computer science students will:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline.
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline.
  • Apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

Hands-on Experience How You Need It

Georgia Southwestern understands the importance of real-deal experience and frequently offers internships and student positions throughout campus and our community to give students the experience required to succeed.

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Undergraduate Major

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Department of Computing
Crawford Wheatley Hall


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Graduates from the computer science degree can expect:

  • Higher salaries compared to other degrees as new graduates
  • More job prospects
  • Ability to join a fast-growing industry in technology
  • Work in a wide range of industries
  • Graduates will be thoroughly grounded in the principles and practices of computing enriched with mathematics and science and properly prepared to apply knowledge and skills to complete software-related projects.
  • Graduates will be responsible members of the computing profession, and informed and contributing members of society.
  • Graduates will be successfully employed in the computing profession and/or will be actively pursuing advanced degrees.
Enrollment and Graduation Count
Term: Enrollment: Graduates:
Fall 2019 62 10
Fall 2020 62 11
Fall 2021 61 7

GSW’s faculty-to-student ratio and small-town feel made it a good choice for me to pursue my degree while being an active member of the Navy Reserves.

Dalton Holley Computer Science Major
Blakely, Georgia