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Bachelor in Computer Science

University of Mount Union
Bachelor's degree
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About this program

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

The Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from the University of Mount Union prepares students with the knowledge of software, hardware organization, operating systems, theory of communication, and principles of programming languages.

The computer science program offers classes designed to develop the skills needed for careers in the computer science field, an industry that is expected to show significant growth in demand for qualified employees over the next few years.

Admission requirements

GPA requirement: 2.5 (except for nursing, that requirement is a 3.3)

English proficiency (one of the following):

  • TOEFL: 61 iBT
  • IELTS: 5.5
  • PTE: 55

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Program content

  • Introduction to Information Management
  • Introduction to Virtual Reality
  • Introduction to Linux
  • Introduction to Computer Programming
  • Programming and Problem Solving I
  • Programming for Engineers and Scientists
  • Special Topics in Computer Science
  • Programming and Problem Solving II
  • Fundamentals of Bio-Inspired Computing
  • Computer Organization
  • Special Topics in Computer Science
  • Database Theory and Implementation
  • Algorithms and Data Structures
  • Mobile Device Programming
  • Computer Networks
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Graphics
  • Special Topics in Computer Science
  • Web Database Programming
  • Principles of Programming Languages
  • Programming Parallel Computing Systems
  • Theory of Computation
  • Network Security
  • Computer Architecture and Design
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software Engineering Fundamentals
  • The Practice of Software Engineering
  • Honors Thesis/Project
  • Independent Study
  • Internship

Scholarships & funding

A Mount Union education is accessible to students of all backgrounds thanks to the university's robust scholarship and grant offerings. There are several state and federal options available to assist you, as well as many Mount Union awards that are specific to your career at the university. For more information, please visit the Mount Union website. 


Upon completion of this program, students will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree. 

Learning objectives

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to extend current knowledge and/or skills to a computing environment or problem currently unknown to the student.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to solve problems in the discipline.
  • Students will demonstrate interpretive skills, including the ability to: a) analyze data statistically, b) interpret results of experiments, c) draw reasonable conclusions based on experimental results.
  • Students will learn and demonstrate standards of professional behavior, including rules of ethics and etiquette.
  • Students will develop and demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a group on a common problem.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to search the relevant literature of the discipline to find information that addresses a specific problem.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to produce a technical document.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to give an effective presentation using visual aids and/or software demonstrations.

Career paths

Our rapidly changing, technological world demands innovative minds that are highly trained and grounded in theory to work in the field of computer science. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that employment in this field will grow by 24 percent over the next decade, which is much faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for increasingly sophisticated technologies will drive this demand, as will the rapid growth in computer systems design and related software sectors, that BLS projects to be among the fastest growing industries in the U.S. economy.

Mount Union's combination of computer science and liberal arts is recognized by business and industry as excellent preparation for a variety of computer and data processing positions. As a major, you will be prepared for meaningful work in a number of areas.

Common careers include:

  • Systems programming
  • Network administration
  • Computational science

About this institute

University of Mount Union

The University of Mount Union, a private Midwestern institution founded in 1846, offers rigorous and relevant academic programs that are grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union’s students can select from broad-based and career-specific undergraduate majors. Known for its...

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Why study at University of Mount Union

Mount Union is a small institution. We are proud to offer small class sizes, all taught by professors. More than 80% of our faculty have terminal degrees in their fields of study. This gives our students a chance to research and learn alongside our talented faculty in their academic fields. We are proud that 98% of our students find jobs in less than 3 months after graduating with their Mount Union degree!

Contact info

University of Mount Union

1972 Clark Avenue
44601 Alliance Ohio
United States of America


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