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Computer Science

Bachelor of Science

Computers drive everything in our global society, and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science can be a pathway to a successful and rewarding career. Wherever there are computers, there are professionals who develop and maintain that hardware and software.

From healthcare to sports, from retail to government - no organization can function without employees who have the skills and credentials that you’ll earn with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. The classes are varied and exciting: Network Programming, Data Mining, Big Data, Game Development, Human Computer Interaction, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Software Engineering.

KU’s Computer Science bachelor’s degree is accredited by ABET, a national accreditation program for engineering and computer science. Graduates are prepared to pursue numerous in-demand careers, as well as graduate study.

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accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org

Career Outcomes

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Students can also choose to pursue a five-year accelerated program in order to earn both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Computer Science.

Graduates have pursued successful careers at:

Lockheed Martin

Air Products

Penske Trucks

Liquid Interactive

Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI)

East Penn Manufacturing


Mozilla Corp.

National Security Agency

Career options with a Computer Science bachelor's degree

Software developer

Web developer

Systems analyst

Game developer

Quality assurance analyst

Software engineer

Application support analyst

Data Analyst

DevOps Engineer

Quotation Mark

At Kutztown University, I was able to discover a greater side of myself. My hard work was recognized by skilled educators, who were dedicated to seeing me succeed. I have accomplished more than I could have ever imagined!

Benjamin Thomas '19, Computer Science/Software Development

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Computer Science (B.S.)
    1. An ability to analyze a complex computing problem and to apply basic principles of computing and other relevant disciplines to identify solutions.

    2. An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based solution to meet a given set of computing requirements in the context of the program's discipline.

    3. An ability to communicate effectively in a variety of professional contexts.

    4. An ability to recognize professional responsibilities and make informed judgments in computing practice based on legal and ethical principles.

    5. An ability to function effectively as a member or leader of a team engaged in activities appropriate to the program's discipline.

    6. An ability to apply computer science theory and software development fundamentals to produce computing-based solutions.

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