Jobs for computer scientists and database administrators with bachelor's degrees are expected to grow 34.1 percent from 2008 to 2018 and jobs for network systems and data communications analysts are expected to grow more than 50 percent in the same period.
Source: Occupational Outlook Handbook 2010-2011, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Our increasingly technological society has resulted in an ever-growing demand for computer science graduates. At GSU, you will learn to use state-of-the-art technology, to use computers to solve real-world problems, and to work with a team and technology to succeed.
GSU's program provides a balance between theoretical and applied study, with experiences leading to expertise in subjects ranging from website creation to networking problems. You study theory in the classroom and gain practical experience in the computer lab. Internships with the university, local businesses, and national research organizations help enhance the computer science program.
Governors State University's Bachelor of Science program in Computer Science prepares you for profitable careers in a technology dependent world demanding both theoretical and practical knowledge. You may work in business and industry, in government agencies, or in research and technical organizations as programmers, network professionals, systems designers, software engineers and database professionals.
You also acquire the necessary background for graduate studies in computer science or related fields. Courses include Application Design, Project Development, Networks and Database Management, and Security.
Program Fact Sheet
Admission, Degree, and Graduation Requirements
Additionally, for a listing of recommended coursework, please see the GSU transfer guides.