Lakeland College

Computer Science

Computers have become such an essential part of our lives that most of us no longer think about them. We expect that they will be there – streamlining our workplace, accessing our information and providing our entertainment. That’s where computer science graduates come in: they create and maintain computer and information technologies so the rest of us can live better lives.

Computer Science at Lakeland College

The computer science major enables students to position themselves “inside” the already-accomplished computer revolution. Majors are presented with a practical background in programming and data management, as well as the skills that will allow them to devise and implement computer solutions to real-world problems.

At the upper levels of coursework, students use electives to guide and focus their own studies, preparing themselves for careers in applications programming, information technology and systems management.

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Computer Science Major (45 - 46 semester hours)

All courses listed are 3 semester hours unless otherwise indicated.

  • CPS 200 Programming I
  • CPS 210 Database Basics
  • CPS 212 Programming II
  • CPS 362 Introduction to Data Structures
  • CPS 440 Database Management
  • CPS 445 Systems Analysis and Design (Writing Intensive)
  • MAT 250 Discrete Mathematics

Computer Science Emphasis

At least 24 semester hours from the following:

  • CPS 221 COBOL Programming
  • CPS 250 Information Security & Forensics I
  • CPS 280 Special Topics in Computer Science
  • CPS 313 Advanced Programming
  • CPS 315 Object-Oriented Programming I
  • CPS 316 Object-Oriented Programming II
  • CPS 323 Computer Architecture
  • CPS 325 Networking and Telecommunications
  • CPS 314 Programming Languages
  • CPS 420 Operating Systems
  • CPS 425 Artificial Intelligence
  • CPS 435 Mobile Application Development
  • CPS 450 Information Security and Forensics II
  • CPS 452 Information Technology Project Mgmt.
  • CPS 455 Predictive Analytics
  • CPS 480 Special Topics in Computer Science

Up to four (4) semester hours from the following non-CPS courses:

  • BUS 310 Management Information Systems
  • MAT 370 Numerical Analysis
  • A Foreign Language

Information Systems Emphasis

  • BUS 310 Management Information Systems
  • CPS 315 Object-Oriented Programming I
  • CPS 314 Programming Languages or CPS 221 COBOL Programming
  • CPS 452 Information Technology Project Management
  • CPS 455 Predictive Analytics

      The completion of a minimum of 9 semester hours from the “Computer Science” emphasis, not to include the above courses.

      Software Design Emphasis

      • CPS 221 COBOL Programming or CPS 313 Advanced Programming
      • CPS 315 Object-Oriented Programming I
      • CPS 316 Object-Oriented Programming II
      • CPS 314 Programming Languages
      • CPS 435 Mobile Application Development

      The completion of a minimum of 9 semester hours from the “Computer Science” emphasis, not to include the above courses.

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Available Locations

The Computer Science Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree is currently offered at all of Lakeland College Centers, and through Lakeland College Online™. Most courses are also offered BlendEd®.

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