Bachelor of Science

Computer Science

128 Credits
  • Equips students with versatile computing skills for modern industries
  • Students study programming, algorithms, networking, and cybersecurity to solve real-world challenges
  • Through research and internships, graduates are prepared for roles like data scientist, software developer, and more
Computer Science

A Degree for the Future of Computer Science

The computer science industry lies at the core of modern life, evolving rapidly in the information era. From software design and cybersecurity to data analytics, this field shapes the technology defining our society. The Computer Science bachelor’s degree at Vaughn College is invaluable for students seeking careers in this dynamic industry. It empowers them with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complex world of computing. Graduates are well-prepared to meet the ever-growing demands of technology-driven sectors.

This program serves as a gateway to diverse career opportunities in an industry that requires individuals who can design cutting-edge software, secure networks, and harness data for insights. The program’s focus on hands-on experience and internships ensures that students not only understand the theory but can also apply it in real-world scenarios. As a result, graduates can step into roles such as data scientist, software designer, algorithm developer, or network security expert. Whether in civilian or military sectors, this program ensures that students are prepared to enter the professional world with a career or continue with a post-graduate degree.

 

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WHAT YOU'LL STUDY

In this program, students will engage with a comprehensive curriculum encompassing all aspects of Computer Science. They will master the fundamentals of programming, gain expertise in computer algorithms, and develop networking and system security skills. With a solid foundation in mathematics and physical sciences, students are equipped to tackle complex challenges and design systems to meet specific criteria. Furthermore, the program fosters problem-solving skills that are crucial in the ever-evolving field of computer science.

Additionally, students will explore advanced topics such as data science and artificial intelligence, staying at the forefront of technological advancements. This well-rounded education ensures that graduates not only possess theoretical knowledge but can also apply it practically, making them valuable assets in a variety of computing roles. Through participation in undergraduate research and internships, students acquire hands-on experience and industry insights, equipping them for the dynamic realm of computer science.

Sample Classes
  • Introduction to Computer Science
  • Introduction to Cybersecurity
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Database Fundamentals
  • API Development Design
  • Principles of Software Design
  • Principles of Machine Learning
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Computer and Information Security
  • Computer Networks
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Computer Operating Systems
  • Ethical Hacking and Network Defense
  • Cloud Computing and Networkin

CAREERS

Upon graduation, students from the Computer Science bachelor’s degree at Vaughn College can expect a wide range of career opportunities. They can pursue roles such as data scientist, software designer, algorithm developer, machine learning specialist, network security expert, system developer, technical sales representative, and more. These positions can be found in both civilian and military sectors, offering graduates versatile and in-demand career prospects in the ever-evolving field of computer science. Additionally, the program’s emphasis on hands-on experience and industry-related opportunities equips graduates with the practical skills needed to excel in their chosen careers and adapt to the dynamic nature of the industry.

CAREER PROSPECTS

JUST A FEW OF THE COMPANIES THAT EMPLOY VAUGHN GRADUATES:

  • Adobe
  • Advanced Micro Devices
  • Amazon
  • Apple
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco
  • Citrix systems
  • Dell Technologies
  • eBay
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Jabil Circuit
  • JP Morgan
  • Micron Technology
  • Microsoft
  • Nvidia
  • Oracle
  • Qualcomm
  • Snowflakes
  • Tesla
  • VMware
  • Workday

A SAMPLE OF VAUGHN INTERNSHIPS:

  • Boeing
  • Con-Ed
  • Daimler
  • Easy Aerial
  • Exelon
  • Festo
  • General Dynamics
  • Harris Corporation
  • Hudson Technology
  • John Deere
  • L3 Harris
  • Lockheed Martin
  • NASA propulsion lab
  • Nissan
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Precision Gears Inc.
  • Raytheon
  • Rolls-Royce
  • SciMax Technologies
  • Siemens
  • Stryker
  • Toyota

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