May 24, 2024  
2022-2023 UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 
    
2022-2023 UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science


Computer science is a growing field that studies computer systems and programs. With continuous advances in computing technology, skills in computer science are more essential than ever. From computer engineering to computer programming to troubleshooting or enhancing computer efficiency, there are many career opportunities in the computer science field.

The computer science program at Rockhurst University puts students at the forefront of the field with a cutting-edge computer science curriculum that provides a foundation of computing expertise. The Rockhurst B.S. degree with a major in Computer Science prepares students to meet the needs of this fast-growing, in-demand industry.

Program Goals
  • Students will obtain a high degree of technical proficiency across a range of technologies.
  • Students and graduates will apply ethical and moral standards to their design and use of technology and data.
  • Students will be able to function well in a team or leadership environment.
  • Students and graduates will demonstrate the ability to continually update their skillset as technologies continue to evolve.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Analyze a complex problem and apply principles of technology design to identify solutions.
  • Implement, and evaluate a technology-based solution to meet a given set of requirements.
  • Communicate concepts and results in a professional and effective manner.
  • Function effectively as a member or leader of a team.