Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer ScienceBachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Computer Science

Bachelor of Science or Arts in Computer Science

Make your mark in the cutting-edge world of tech.

The innovative on-campus or online Computer Science degree program at Concordia University Texas equips you with the technical acumen, strong communication skills and hands-on experience you need to excel as a computer science professional.  

Our interdisciplinary program is designed to help you build your cutting-edge technical knowledge as well as the effective communication and problem-solving skills, collaborative mindset, and practical work experience tech industry leaders are looking for. Plus, our program gives you the flexibility to earn your degree online or on campus. 

Choose to earn either a BS or BA in Computer Science to meet your career goals.

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Online or On Campus

Online or on campus

 


Affordable cost

$480 per credit

 


Time efficient

4 year degree

 


What’s the difference between a BS and a BA in Computer Science?

Students must choose to earn either a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science.

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

This degree is for you if: You’re looking for a more technical, skills-focused computer science degree. 

The BS degree requires additional, high-level mathematics courses to expand your technical acumen. Modeled after Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recommendations, the BS in Computer Science also allows you to add a Data Science concentration to your degree. 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

This degree is for you if: You’re looking for a well-rounded computer science degree suitable for any professional setting. 

The interdisciplinary BA in Computer Science ensures you develop both the technical skills and knowledge you need, as well as the ability to communicate, collaborate and work as a valuable member of a team — all the skills you need to build a successful career in any business setting.

A practical computer science degree for the real world

Cutting edge tech

Cutting-edge tech knowledge

Become fluent in industry-relevant programming languages like Python, Java, Javascript and R. You’ll also explore the different business models related to SaaS, mobile and on-premise solutions, as well as the partnership models to deliver and sell software products

Interdisciplinary approach

An interdisciplinary approach

Communications skills are integrated into every computer science course, and you’ll receive coaching to improve your presentation skills. Plus, you’ll develop an understanding of how software design and development decisions work with company objectives, so you’ll be well prepared to make those kinds of decisions on the job.

Hands on experience

Hands-on experience

Your capstone course includes the opportunity to produce a solution for a real tech company. You’ll gain real-world experience with the entire software development life cycle — from concept to delivery — all while receiving direct support from a Concordia University Texas professor.

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Accreditation

Accreditation

Concordia University Texas is SACSCOC accredited, so you can feel confident you’ll earn a high-quality degree respected by top employers across the country.

Flexibility

Flexibility

You have the option to earn your bachelor’s in computer science online from anywhere, which means you won’t have to put your life or job on hold. Plus, our professors have extensive industry experience and are trained to provide you with a meaningful and engaging online learning experience.

Affordable

Affordability 

Your tuition cost is locked in when you enroll, so there are no surprises down the road. Plus, 100% of our students receive some form of financial aid and are enrolled in our textbook rental program to help make this degree more affordable.

Student Development

Student Development

Thanks to our small class sizes, every course provides a personal learning experience. You’ll build close relationships with your fellow students and professors, as well as receive personalized attention from your professors.

Job Readiness

Job Readiness

Your BS or BA in Computer Science will prepare you to be an effective and valuable team member within the tech industry, and beyond. 

Lutheran Learning Beyond Faith

Lutheran Learning Beyond Faith

Become an ethical, competent leader in your industry, community and family with faith- and values-based instruction.

Career Outcomes

Your computer science degree will help you build and advance your career in a variety of positions, including: 

  • Computer Programmer 
  • Computer Systems Analyst 
  • Database Administrator 
  • Developer/Programmer Analyst 
  • IT Security Professional 
  • Software Developer 
  • Software Engineer 
  • Software Quality Assurance Tester 

 

 

 

 

 

  • ACCREDITATION

    Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees along with the Doctorate in Education (Ed.D). Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas.

  • ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

    Students coming to Concordia directly from high school with no full-time college experience must have:  

    • GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)  

    Students who fall below the above requirement will be evaluated by the Office of Admissions and may still be eligible for admission to Concordia. Please contact your Admissions Counselor if you have questions about achieving admission.  

    If you are transferring to Concordia:  

    • Transfer students with 12 or more college level credit hours completed must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.  
    • Transfer students with fewer than 12 college level credit hours completed must meet freshman admission requirements.  

    Visit our admissions page to learn more.

  • TUITION AND AID

    View our Financial Aid page  to see how affordable private education can be at Concordia.   

    We also offer the Tornado Textbooks program, which can save you money every semester on books and access codes.

  • STUDENT RESOURCES AVAILABLE

    We offer additional resources to ensure your success, including the writing center, math center, speech center, and peer tutoring. The CTX Library's eBook collection of over 180,000+ items is available 24/7. The library also provides several Research Guides and Tutorials and you can chat with a librarian 24/7 for additional help. Because you’re a person and not just a student to us, mental health screening, resources, and support are also available. Check out our mental health page for more information.

Dr. Bindu George

Greetings, the Computer Science program at Concordia University fosters an inclusive climate enabling students to develop the skills required to become part of the in-demand computing workforce. Our well-organized courses teach theoretical, technical, and practical skills in software development methodologies, programming, and scripting languages. Emerging trends such as Data Science, Application Development, Information Security, and Cloud Computing highlight our program. We offer online and on-ground degrees in Computer Science. 

Dr. Bindu GeorgeProgram Chair & Assistant Professor of Computer Science

 

 

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to thrive as a computer science professional.

 

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