Computer Science

Major/Minor

Solve Real-World Problems With a Computer Sciences Degree

Taylor’s Computer Science students build a foundational knowledge of computational problem solving, multi-tier web development, and software and algorithm design.

The core Computer Science major curriculum builds computer system analysis, design, and development skills. You also have the option to take elective Computer Science classes in artificial intelligence, graphics, information security, computer systems, and computing and missions to direct your major toward your passions.

If you choose to add the Systems curriculum to your Computer Sciences degree, you will be trained in the complex enterprise of processes and systems. Because of the technology-driven 21st century, your faculty will encourage you to take the theories and hands-on experience from your education and explore the ethical issues raised by technology.

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Professional Development in Computer Science

Outside of the classroom, you will have numerous opportunities for professional development, including extended programming practicums and semester-long research projects. Students interested in missions can even study abroad with Taylor’s Center for Missions Computing. Taylor students have also built 10 prototype satellites right here on campus, with five launched into orbit. With knowledge and practical experiences from one of the best schools for Computer Science, you'll be equipped for careers in programming, software development, web development, cyber security, computer hardware engineering, and many more.

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Minor in Computer Science

If you are interested in another major related to Computer Science, consider supplementing your passion with a minor in Computer Science. With a Computer Science minor, you will learn the basics of computational problem solving, computer ethics, and systems, in addition to electives of your choice. This minor pairs especially well with Mathematics, Engineering, and Management majors.

Bryson Shelor
Class of 2019
My professors brought unique and insightful perspectives to every subject because of their vast industry experience within their field of study. They dynamically catered classes to the students within them in order to maximize growth and accelerate learning. Outside of class, professors cared about my development on a personal level and pushed me to become a more well-rounded, Christ-centered person.

Computer Science Curriculum & Degree Options

Students interested in course descriptions and academic policies can check out our Undergraduate Catalog here.

Foundational Core

The Foundational Core is the key to Taylor’s total education. These classes will give you a big-picture view of how your calling connects with God's purpose for your life, engaging with ideas that will demonstrate how God has given you certain talents and skills to bring healing to the world. Each student who completes the Foundational Core emerges as a well-versed individual, equipped with critical thinking skills, a lifelong love of learning, and an appreciation for God's creation.

View Foundational Core Curriculum.

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