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Major or Minor in Computer Science

Students can major in Computer Science and receive the Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. Students can major in any other discipline at the University and minor in Computer Science.

Co-Major in Computer Science

Students in the Teacher Education program can select Computer Science as their Arts & Sciences co-major.

Double Major

Students majoring in Computer Science have the option to pursue a double major with any discipline at the University. (Examples: Major in both Nursing and Computer Science, major in both Criminal Justice and Computer Science, or major in both Computer Science and Cybersecurity).

Points of Interest

Students majoring in Computer Science have the unique experience of participating in a number of very progressive activities that bolster their understanding of the subject. These activities include:

  • Conducting projects in the upper-level courses that allow students to synthesize what they have learned by actually designing a small-scale computer system of their own and engaging in software engineering.
  • Opportunities to engage in actual research involving computer science.
  • Opportunities to enroll in specialty courses that are offered periodically, such as, Principles of Robotics, Computer Vision, Computer Graphics, Data Mining, Gaming, or Cloud Computing.
  • Opportunities to attend and/or participate in nationally recognized student conferences and student competitions in computer science.
  • Field experiences involving visits to locations or operations of interest.
  • Club activities that are student directed.

Required Courses

Career Opportunities

With a BS in Computer Science, you may pursue a career in many positions such as:

  • Application Developer
  • IT Specialist
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Systems Analyst
  • System Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer

Recent Internships

  • Felician University IT Department
  • Felician University Information Systems Department
  • Felician University Webmaster

Job Titles of Graduates

  • FBI Security Specialist
  • Assistant to the Director of Information Systems
  • IT Specialist
  • Network Administrator
  • Desk Help Supervisor


Program Contact Information

Ferreira, Manuel, Ed.D.
Associate Dean of Computer Science, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, School of Arts & Sciences
Email | 201.559.6042
Kirby Hall 215