Computer Science

A Specialized Computer Science Degree Program

The Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science immerses the student in the practical application of critical thinking and problem-solving. The program allows a student to study a core of computer science courses with options for a concentration in Cyber Security or Programming.

Start your future in computer science.

Program Highlights

Earn Your Degree in Computer Science

Our Computer Science Bachelor of Science degree is a specialized program unlike others in the state.

Practical Application

Students in our program focus on practical application experiences, not just theoretical exposure to concepts.

Choose Your Concentration

Students will be able to choose from the traditional programming concentration or a cyber security concentration giving students a unique blended hands-on opportunity.

Career Services

Access to career planning and services.

CompTia Certifications

Friends’ Computer Science degree program will prepare you for a wide variety of computer related certification exams including the following:

  • CompTia Security+ Included in the degree program
  • CompTia Network+ Included in the degree program
  • CompTIA Cloud+

Focus Areas

Choose A Concentration

Choose your Computer Science degree concentration with options in Programming and Cyber Security. 

  • ProgrammingDevelop your skills in advanced object oriented programming, software engineering and algorithm design.
  • Cyber SecurityLearn the principles of Cyber Security by advancing your skills in policy development, compliance, cyber law, cyber investigations cryptology and more.

Program Outcomes

  • Friends University Computer Science graduates will exhibit professional excellence and ethical standards with evidence of being able to work effectively in a variety of contexts.
  • Friends University Computer Science graduates will be proficient in various languages, operating systems, and computing environments.
  • Friends University Computer Science graduates will be able to independently learn and master new tools of the profession.
  • Friends University Computer Science graduates will use their knowledge to honor God and serve others.
  • Friends University Computer Science graduates will be excellent at the analysis and solution of complex problems.

Featured Faculty

Matthew Magee

Dr. Matthew Magee

  • Assistant Professor of Computer Science; Program Director: Cyber Security
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

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