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Computing (BAPS) For Adult Students

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Computing (BAPS)
For Adult Students
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Develop evolving technology and specialized computing skills

The Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies with a major in Computing (BAPS) program is designed for adult students who seek to advance their careers in a range of fields involving computer and networking technologies.

As you work toward your bachelor of arts in computer science degree, you’ll see an emphasis on the integration of specialized knowledge with workplace-ready skills such as professional communications, data-driven decision-making, professional ethics and innovation.

Based on transferable credit or credit earned through an assessment of your prior learning from personal and professional experience, you may be able to earn your bachelor of arts in computer science degree in two years.

You’ll learn from professors who are leaders in their fields and are committed to teaching and mentoring adult students. With help from our dedicated adult student advisors, you’ll have the road map and resources you’ll need to succeed — during your studies and after graduation.

Online Degree Options

DePaul’s Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies (BAPS) degree in computing offers a choice of two concentrations—computer science or information technology—that can be completed entirely online for busy adults. This joint degree between the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) and the College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) will provide you with practical, immediately applicable knowledge across a range of organizational settings.

Here, you’ll experience online learning without compromise; working closely with your CDM faculty mentor, you’ll enjoy real flexibility that fits both your life and your interests. And DePaul’s generous credit transfer policy, including the option to earn academic credit for life and career experience, means you could earn this degree in just two years.

Classes

Coursework

  • Applied Networks & Security
  • Data Analysis
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Innovation in the Professions
  • Professional Communication in the Workplace
  • Research Methods
  • Software Project Management

Concentrations/Tracks

  • Computer Science
  • Information Systems
  • Information Technology
  • Network Technology
  • Security

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Consulting
  • Business Analyst
  • Systems Analyst
  • Project Management
  • Database Administration
  • Network Security
  • Web Development
  • Programming

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