Computer Science

Our exciting and challenging computer science programs prepare you to enter a variety of technical fields. We offer a major (BS) and minor in computer science and a minor in computer science applications.

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A highlight of the development of two games -- "Dawn of the Living" and "Hot Pursuit of Happiness/Sand Ice Drifter" -- in the Games Programming class of LC's Computer Science Department. A playable version of "Dawn of the Living" is available for download. For more, see the CS@LC blog. Enjoy!

What Will I Study?

Your classes will cover topics like database management, operating systems, game programming, Internet-based systems, artificial intelligence, computer forensics, networks, and programming languages.

You'll also have opportunities to get real-world experience working with your professors on research or other projects, or in an internship.

Interested? Learn more about our cutting-edge program

What Kind of Job Can I Get?

After graduation, our students work for companies from Areva to Google to Video Gaming Technologies - or start their own. 

What Are Some of Our Graduates Doing?

  • Software Engineer, Meridium 
  • Database Analyst, Colonial Behavioral Health 
  • Software Engineer, Video Gaming Technologies 
  • Quality Engineer, Vistaprint 
  • Quality Assurance Engineer, Apple, Inc. 

"This program provided me the foundation to not just be a great software engineer, but the skills to launch a software firm that employs 17 people!"- M.J. Wivell, CEO, BTI

 

Top 50 Program - Game Design

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Our program has been ranked in the top 50 list of video game design programs for 2010 by The Princeton Review.