From smartphones to autonomous vehicles, computer science is at the heart of virtually every device and product we use in our daily lives and. is an essential part of every industry today. The field is constantly advancing with new applications, such as artificial intelligence and data analytics becoming widespread. The need for computer scientists is growing as well.
From smartphones to autonomous vehicles, the computer-enabled objects around us shape the way we communicate, travel, work and play. Computer scientists, sometimes called computer programmers, are professionals who work closely with software developers and engineers to apply logic, creative thinking and analytical skills to write, test, debug, modify and maintain the codes that computers use to function.
Computer scientists invent the future by developing the architectures, applications and techniques for advanced computing systems. Computer scientists work across all industries, including finance/banking, consulting, manufacturing, health care and medicine, government agencies, automotive, aerospace and education.
The Baker College Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with concentration in Computer Programming degree program is a 4-year, 120 credit hours program. The program includes 32 hours in general education, 70 hours in the computer science major and 18 hours in the computer programming concentration. Program courses include data structures and algorithms, multiple programming languages, computer architecture, artificial intelligence, system development methods, as well as a senior project and a 150-hour work experience course.
Information technology has revolutionized our world and will continue to have a major impact on it. Excellent career opportunities are available for well-prepared graduates of IT programs, in our state and nationwide.
Baker College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission / 230 South LaSalle St., Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604-1411 / 800-621-7440 / www.hlcommission.org.
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