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Computer Science Programs

Making the impossible possible—computer scientists thrive on it.

Whether you’re pursuing a path in computer science or information systems, you’ll learn how to innovate and apply technology to solve the problems of today and tomorrow.

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B.S. in Computer Science

Become a frontline warrior in the battle against cybercriminals. Specialize in cryptology. Tackle a career as an ethical hacker. Take your love of video games to the next level by becoming a game developer. Add “AI expert” to your résumé. You can do all this with a degree in computer science. 

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Program Highlights

  • The development of problem-solving, computer-programming, and project-management skills
  • Experience with information and cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and big data and cloud computing
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue degree

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

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Scholarships

 

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For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this degree, students will be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:

  • Analyze a complex computing problem and apply principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions
  • Design, implement, and evaluate a computing-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program’s discipline
  • Communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts
  • Recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program’s discipline
  • Apply computer science theory and software-development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions
Next stop: a successful future.
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Game Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Information Technology Architect
  • IT Project Manager
  • Mobile Application Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • System Administrator
  • Web Developer