Dominican computer science students benefit from a well-rounded liberal arts education, as well as from computer science-focused opportunities. These include team programming competitions, excursions with faculty members to technology events and participation in the Technology Club.
Each major begins with a core set of courses in software development. Major-specific courses follow, along with a wide range of electives. Classes cover both the theory and applications of computer science and expose students to applications in a variety of fields. The curriculum is continually updated to include the latest technologies.
All computer science majors must complete an internship or a culminating software development project in order to graduate.
Coupled with Dominican’s comprehensive liberal arts program, both computer science major programs help students develop the critical thinking skills required to succeed in a complex and ever-changing society.
Computers have become an essential element in our society. The computer science major at Dominican includes a core set of courses in software development, along with a wide range of electives. The curriculum is on the cutting edge, constantly changing to keep up with the latest technology. Classes cover both the theory and applications of computer science and expose students to applications in a variety of fields.
Coupled with Dominican’s comprehensive liberal arts program, the computer science major provides students with the critical thinking skills required to succeed in a complex and ever-changing society.
Mathematics and Computer Science
The Mathematics and Computer Science major at Dominican University is a generalized program of study encompassing the fundamentals of both disciplines. Students learn to think conceptually and algorithmically, and to feel comfortable dealing with abstractions.
The mathematics and computer science major appeals to students who enjoy both disciplines because of the broad exposure it allows.
With its emphasis on logical thinking, computer science makes an excellent minor for students who wish to enhance their marketability. Students in all fields, from humanities to social sciences to natural sciences may wish to consider a computer science minor.