Computer Science

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Students learn problem-solving skills for coding and life.

Computer Science is a broad field with many exciting opportunities that go beyond merely writing software. The computer science degree is unique at Taylor in that you not only learn core computer science concepts but may also choose among several elective topic groupings.



  • Learn countless programming languages such as Python, C++, Java, and more.
  • Become an adaptive and intelligent programmer.
  • Your senior year, choose a programming project that particularly interests you.
  • Specialize in one of several optional elective topic groupings and become more than a programmer!


  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
    • Requires 64 credit hours in the major
    • Requires two years of foreign language
    • Receive a solid computer science background
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
    • Requires 80 credit hours in the major
    • Receive an education designed for proceeding into graduate school
  • Bachelor of Science with Systems
    • Requires 64 credit hours in the major
    • Requires about 20 Systems credit hours

▷ See updated course descriptions in Taylor’s Academic Catalog.