Computer Information Science Major (BA/BS)

Class Type: Classroom

The mission and goals of the Computer Science Department are stated in the Computer Science major. The Computer Information Science major provides computer training that can be utilized in many fields of employment. The major is structured in such a way that the student can easily earn a second major and thereby apply the computer expertise in another field of choice. Computer Information Science requires 38 core credits plus a 12-credit upper-level concentration in any applied field approved by the Dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, such as business, computer security, education, internet computing, or mathematics.

Available Concentrations

  • Business
  • Computer Security
  • Education
  • Internet Computing
  • Mathematics

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Designed to Meet Your Needs

Course Convenience

DBU offers classes in a variety of formats, including:

  • In-Person
  • Hybrid (Classroom and Online)*
  • Online*

*Selected courses are available in the formats listed. View the current Schedule of Classes for specific courses.

Classes Start

Generally, classes begin four times a year:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter

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Credit Hour Overview

  • General Studies
    • BA: 59 Credit Hours
    • BS: 53 Credit Hours
  • Computer Information Science Major: 38 Credit Hours
  • Electives
    • Upper-Level
      • BA: 14 Credit Hours 
      • BS: 14 Credit Hours
    • Lower or Upper-Level:
      • BA: 0 Credit Hours 
      • BS: 3 Credit Hours
  • Minimum Total Credit Hours Required:
    • BA: 123 Credit Hours
    • BS: 120 Credit Hours

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Accelerated Degrees

For undergraduate students studying computer information science, an accelerated degree is an excellent option for highly motivated students who desire an accelerated 5-year program for earning their Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

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Travel Opportunities

In addition to mission trips, DBU periodically offers students travel opportunities to earn course credit.

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