Design and implement a cutting-edge operating system. Lead a software development team at a Fortune 500 company. Safeguard sensitive data at an organization. As a computer science major at Buena Vista University, you will receive a combination of high-quality academics and practical experience that will allow you to pursue a career in a variety of industries.
BVU’s computer science program is designed to prepare students to enter the rapidly expanding and ever-evolving field of computer science. Early on, you will put theory into practice through internships, extra-curricular involvement and real-world applications. You’ll also carry out research and work alongside expert professors who bring working-world experience into the classroom and are committed to student success. There are three tracks in computer science at BVU – systems, information technology and mathematics – allowing you to solidify your strengths, customize your career path, or continue on to graduate school. With a computer science degree from Buena Vista University, you will become proficient in many areas, enabling you to be creative and adaptable and work in a broad variety of roles.
Dr. Jason Shepherd, assistant professor of computer science, was named the 29th recipient of the George Wythe Award, Buena Vista University's highest honor for excellence in teaching. Read more...
Interacting with students inside and especially outside of the classroom is a highlight of my job as we put knowledge into practice in exciting and meaningful ways with tangible results.