The Computer Science degree at Spring Hill College prepares students for careers in high-demand, high-paying fields — Cybersecurity Analyst, Software Development, and Data Science, to name a few.
With four concentrations (Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Data Science, and Computational Sciences), you’ll tailor your degree to best fit your interests and the opportunities in these fields.
The integration of the College’s Jesuit, Catholic liberal arts foundation brings a real world perspective to the coursework for this new major. Students will learn how to utilize psychology to inform cybersecurity strategies in the Cybersecurity concentration as well as blending computer science with the social sciences through the Data Sciences concentration. The Computational Sciences concentration is designed to align the hard sciences like physics, math and chemistry with computer science.
The Data Science concentration focuses on providing students with the education needed for a career in analyzing data among a variety of social sciences fields from Sociology to Machine Learning and more. This better prepares them to utilize data in a multitude of professional fields they explore.
Built into the curriculum are key components of the current workplace, bringing another real world focus to the program, including agile development, working with clients and exposure to software development procedures and tools.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Projections for 2019-29, Security Analyst jobs are expected to grow by 31.2 percent and Software Developer jobs are expected to grow by 21.5 percent. Our Data Science concentration allows students to engage in research and work in non-STEM fields as well, giving graduates more flexibility and adaptability to their degree.
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Assistant Professor; Department Chair, Mathematics
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