Computing (For Adult Students)

DePaul's Bachelor of Arts in Computing is a joint degree offered by the College of Computing and Digital Media and the School for New Learning. The Computing program is designed for working adults through a personalized curriculum that is competence-based, allowing you to earn credit from previous college courses, work and life experience.

The program focuses on the relationship between hardware, software and information systems and the organizational dynamics that occur in actual computing contexts.

Courses are offered at DePaul's Loop, Naperville and O'Hare campuses. The Computing program offers an online degree option where you can take all of your courses entirely online.


Sample Courses:

  • Cinematography
  • Animation
  • Programming
  • Application development
  • Visual design
  • Software testing

Program Concentrations/Tracks:

  • Customized Track
  • Computer Science
  • Digital Cinema
  • E-Commerce Technology
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Interactive and Social Media
  • Network Technology
  • Security
  • Offered fully online

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Digital media
  • Consulting
  • Network technology administration
  • Project management
  • Software design
  • Systems development
  • Systems programming
  • Web page design


95 percent of 2014 Computing graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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