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Computer Science

Computer Science
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Envision and create the future of computing

DePaul’s B.S. in Computer Science program provides essential training in the foundations of computing, data storage and information processing.

As a Computer Science major, you’ll develop a keen understanding of modern computer systems and master your programming and software development skills. You will learn about robotics, computer vision, intelligent systems and gaming, data mining and mobile systems.

The Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) is located on the Loop Campus, in the heart of Chicago’s technology and business districts, providing you many opportunities to work professionally with leading companies in information systems. Many CDM faculty members are working professionals and industry consultants, allowing you to learn firsthand from thought leaders and change-makers.

The B.S. in Computer Science program offers an online degree completion option where students can take their third- and fourth-year courses entirely online.

For international students: this program is a STEM-designated program, which can qualify you to extend your post-graduation stay in the United States.



  • Data Structures in Java
  • Design and Analysis of Algorithms
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Multiplayer Game Development
  • Object-oriented Software Development
  • Technical Writing
  • User Interface Architecture and Development


  • Game Systems
  • Software Development

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Applications development
  • Computer engineering
  • Consulting
  • Database administration
  • Programming
  • Software architecture
  • Software engineering
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of Computer Science graduates were employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment after graduation.

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