About Computer Science
Prepare for a career in a dynamic, high-demand field.
Computer science is one of the fastest growing academic disciplines today for an excellent future career pathway. Nationwide, there is strong demand for computer science experts in the government and public sectors, in corporations of all sizes, and in colleges and universities.
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science programs at PennWest California, accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, helps prepare our graduates for career success in the computing industry. Our students learn at least five programming languages; being fluent in so many programing languages distinguishes PennWest California graduates as excellent programmers. Students also benefit from a strong internship program and PennWest California's successful track record in job placement or graduate-level study after graduation.
- Our high-quality bachelor of computer science degree focuses on producing graduates who will:
- Be successful professionals in industry and graduate school.
- Be lifelong learners and keep current in their professional field.
- Perform ethically and professionally in industry and society.
Advantages of this program include: gaining a comprehensive and solid understanding of computer science; learning in small classes; benefitting from individualized attention by dedicated and qualified faculty; and state-of-the-art laboratory facilities and equipment.
This bachelor's degree program in computer science can be completed full-time in four years, averaging 15 credits per semester.