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Computer Science Degree
Computers are at the heart of the world’s technological future. Fontbonne offers two bachelor’s degrees — Computer Science and Management Information Systems — that provide you with the necessary skills for high demand careers, particularly as designing and developing new hardware and software systems continues to push the technology curve. At Fontbonne, you’ll receive a solid foundation in computing theory, programming languages, operating systems and software development. You’ll also learn about hardware structure, system organization, data management and system design. And we offer visual programming and telecommunications and networking.
The CS and MIS majors are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to secure your future in the world of computer technology. Our programs offer a rigorous curriculum emphasizing analytical thinking, problem solving and effective communication. You can also earn a master’s in computer education from Fontbonne — now offered online.
Our small class sizes allow for considerable personal attention, while easy access to resources helps ensure that you get the most out of your time here. At Fontbonne, you work closely with talented faculty who serve as teachers and mentors. And we help our students find essential internships, which provide you the opportunity to work side by side with professionals in your desired field. Internships help you make professional contacts and gain valuable work experience that gives you an edge in the job market.
If you choose to major in CS or MIS at Fontbonne, you might round out your education with a minor in mathematics, business or psychology to prepare for numerous career opportunities. You can also add a certificate in Web development to your degree program.
Additionally, you have the opportunity to earn a dual degree in just five years. Fontbonne has an agreement with Washington University in St. Louis that allows you to apply to the engineering school during your junior year. Students can earn a Bachelor of Science from Fontbonne and a bachelor’s in engineering from Washington University.
What Can I Do With My Degree?
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the technology and information field will continue to grow favorably. Systems analysts, database administrators and computer scientists are expected to stay in demand as organizations continue to integrate increasingly sophisticated technologies. Fontbonne CS and MIS graduates are desirable candidates for these job opportunities because they possess excellent logical and technical capabilities. They are able to help businesses large and small with their technical knowledge and ability to analyze and synthesize data.
Our graduates find careers as computational engineers, computer programmers, computing analysts, database administrators, information specialists, network administrators, systems analysts, systems engineers and more.
Fontbonne University is dedicated to providing students with a strong foundation in the liberal arts. Through our core curriculum, students learn how to think critically, solve problems and communicate effectively. No matter what career path you choose, an education from Fontbonne will give you the tools to succeed in both work and life.
How Can I Find Out More?
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