Program style: hands-on, traditional lecture, and online.
What will I study?
Geared for the student with strong mathematical skills and an interest in programming or network security. You’ll begin with a foundation in programming languages, problem solving techniques, and computer ethics. Then you’ll move into advanced programming concepts using C, C# and UNIX, database design, networking and operating systems.
Interesting classes you might take:
- Advanced Programming Concepts Using “C”
- Database Design
- Object Oriented Programming with C# and Games
- Networking & Data Communications
- Hands-on Network Security
Why choose Computer Science at SHU?
Because of our hands-on approach to learning, small classrooms, and the individual attention that it brings. In addition to traditional lectures, we’ll work together to solve real problems though computer science.
Will I have internship opportunities?
Yes, both on campus and with nearby companies. We offer on-campus internships in the Factory (our computer support center) and the Network Operations Center. We also work with area companies to place students in a variety of internships.
Companies our students typically intern with:
- JP Morgan
- Mercedes Benz Credit
- Morgan Stanley
Are there special admission requirements?
No, we have an open admission policy. Incoming first-year students and transfer students may declare the Computer Science Track when you apply for admission to Sacred Heart University.
What are my career opportunities with a CS degree?
Here are just a few of the careers you may pursue with this degree:
- Software developer
- Quality Assurance Tester
- Network Security Officer