computerscience

Computer Science

A degree in computer science will provide you the problem-solving skills, knowledge of computing and information systems, and hands-on experience today’s employers are seeking.

What You'll Study

Mobile and Game Development Track

This track emphasizes software development and prepares you for a wide range of careers in some of today’s newest and most in-demand technology areas. You will learn coding skills at increasing levels of complexity throughout the program. Many courses are project-based, emphasizing the importance of translating concepts to operational prototypes. Topics covered include:

  • Computer Graphics
  • Mobile Device Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Game Programming

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Database & Network Administration Track

This track emphasizes Systems Administration with a focus on Database and Network Administration. It prepares you with highly sought after skills for a career in the information technology field. You will gain considerable hands-on experience with database application development, database administration, network administration, operating system administration, and network security. Topics covered include:

  • Network Administration and Security
  • Database Application Development and Administration
  • IT Project Management

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Interdisciplinary Computing Track

This track provides the flexibility for you to create a personally-tailored degree program to meet your unique talents and career goals. Pairing a degree in computer science with expertise in a field of your choice will prepare you to work in today’s dynamic, global world. Many students have paired computer science with fields including:

  • Art
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Nanotechnology
  • Music
  • Physics
  • Psychology

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Program Highlights

  • Scholarships: From honorariums to full-tuition waivers, scholarships exist to reward your hard work and dedication to the major. Find more information here.

  • Internships: As part of the degree program you will complete twenty-eight hours of external experience which can be fulfilled through internships. Students have interned with companies including:
      • Quicken
      • Los Alamos National Lab
      • GlaxoSmithKline
      • IBM

More information about internships can be found on our internships page.

  • Students have also participated in summer programs including:
      • National Institute of Standards and Technology SURF Program
      • National Science Foundation REU Program

  • Careers: Recent graduates have been employed by organizations such as:
      • Raytheon
      • Lockheed Martin
      • Cisco Systems

Want to Know More?

Department of Business and Computer Science

Dr. Cori Myers
234 Akeley Hall, Lock Haven University
(570) 484-2274

Contact our Admissions Office

8:00am to 4:00pm Monday-Friday
admissions@lockhaven.edu
(570) 484-2027

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