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Bachelor of Science Major in Computer Science

Bachelor of Science Major in Computer Science

  • QS World University Rankings
    801-1000
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Duration 48 months
Computer Science Program (BS) Objectives Through their careers in computing or a related profession, Pacific graduates are expected to demonstrate the following within a few years of earning their Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Computer Science: Graduates employ design skills and technical knowledge that contributes to building or utilizing computing systems in a variety of professional careers. Graduates work effectively in team environments, utilize communication skills, and grow and adapt to a world of evolving technology. Students who complete the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Computer Science will have acquired: An ability to analyze a proposed computing application and to define and document the computing requirements appropriate for a solution to the application. An ability to design computing systems of varying complexity, to evaluate the designs in terms of specified requirements, and to understand the design tradeoffs. An ability to develop computing systems of varying complexity in accordance with specified designs and to evaluate the systems in terms of specified requirements. An ability to apply elements of mathematics, computer science theory, development methodologies and other foundational knowledge as appropriate in the development of computing applications. An ability to select and effectively use appropriate tools and techniques to support all stages of application development. An ability to engage in self-learning and an understanding of the necessity for continuous learning. An ability to function effectively in team projects. An ability to apply good communication skills in a variety of media. An understanding of their professional, ethical and social responsibilities and an ability to analyze the impact of computing on individuals, organizations and society. Bachelor of Science Major in Computer Science Students must complete a minimum of 120 units with a Pacific cumulative and major/program grade point average of 2.0 in order to earn the bachelor of science with a major in computer science. Networking and Computer Security Concentration Career options: Systems administrator, security specialist, network administrator, network appliance developer Software Development Concentration Career options: Application developer, software engineer, software architect, quality assurance Graphics and Simulation Concentration Career options: Game engine developer, simulation developer, training system developer, scientific application developer, games/animation tools developer, graphics/multimedia application developer

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