Why Study Computer Science?

Quick Facts

General Education Requirements: 38 – 41 hours
Foundation Courses: 3 – 6 hours
Required Courses: 30 hours
Advanced Selectives: 27 hours
Electives: 16 – 23 hours
Total: 120 hours

Full Program Requirements

From everyday appliances with artificial intelligence to targeted marketing helping fulfill both consumer and organizational needs, technology has crept into nearly every industry. Governors State’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Science prepares students for constant advancements in technology through a balanced study in both theory and application. Graduates enter careers with the most up-to-date knowledge and the ability to expect and adapt to new and evolving aspects in computer programming, design, and defense.

Reach your career goals.

Career opportunities in computer science range widely: from the highly creative design fields in artificial intelligence and virtual reality to the more pragmatic world of cyber security. Demand for computer scientists is growing as almost as quickly as the field’s evolution—19% over the next decade, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Full Program Requirements

Full Program Requirements

You can find the complete guide to graduation requirements for your degree in our catalog.

Program Faculty

Program Faculty

Our favorable faculty-student ratios ensure lots of individual attention from our dedicated faculty members.

How to Apply

How to Apply

If you are ready to take the next step, you can create an account and apply here, or simply request more information about the programs of your choice.

Cost and Financial Aid

Cost and Financial Aid

Our tuition estimator helps you calculate your cost of attendance. Our Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping you find ways to fund your education.

Scholarships

Scholarships

At GSU, many scholarships are available and can make your education even more affordable!

All Academic Programs

All Academic Programs

We offer many options for undergraduate degrees and minors, and even several 5-year programs that lead to completion of a Masters degree as well!

Student Life

Student Life

Student Clubs and Organizations at Governors State University enrich your educational experience, allowing you to gain and hone skills applicable to the classroom and life beyond. Click here to explore additional student resources.

On-campus Residence

On-campus Residence

Prairie Place, our on-campus housing, provides many options to accommodate the needs of our diverse student population.

Campus Location

Campus Location

If you have been wondering, "Where is Governors State University?" Learn more about our campus, and get directions to come visit us or take a virtual tour!

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