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 BVU, 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 BVU, you will become proficient in many areas, enabling you to be creative and adaptable and work in a broad variety of roles.
Buena Vista University student Shauna McKnight is doing her part to help girls get involved in math and science. Working with a Storm Lake fourth grade class, she recruited girls to take part in learning about algorithms. Read more...
BVU encourages creative teaching, which generates student enthusiasm and allows me sufficient latitude for bringing my own real-world experiences into the classroom to show students how concepts can be put into practice.