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Computer Science, B.A.

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Computer Science majors at Lewis University have opportunities to learn every aspect of today's most influential field. Whether your interest is software development, cyber security, big data, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, robotics, or video game programming, you can learn it at Lewis and position yourself for a great career in which you will shape the future.


The B.A. in Computer Science program provides an alternative that requires fewer credit hours (particularly in mathematics). Some employers and graduate schools prefer candidates with the Bachelor of Science degree, but certainly not all. This option provides a well-rounded education in Computer Science while leaving a little more room for your other interests.

Both incoming freshman and adult undergraduate students from Lewis University can take advantage of the B.S. in Computer Science program. Interested students should consult their academic advisor to learn about applying to the program and next steps after being admitted.

Career options:

  • Software Developer
  • Network Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • Mobile Applications Developer
  • Systems Modeling Specialist
  • Network Architect
  • Database Developer
  • Data Scientist
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Technical Analyst
  • Technical Lead
  • Video Game Developer
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Cloud Computing Architect
  • Distributed Computing Specialist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Unix
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Organization
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Programming for Penetration Testing
  • Programming for Digital Forensics
  • File Systems and Digital Forensics
  • Encryption and Authentication Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Scientific Computing
  • Robotics
  • Cybersecurity and Forensics Tools
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Cloud Computing

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Completed Application Form
  • Official high school transcript or GED score
  • ACT or SAT test results
  • $40 application fee
  • Although not required, Lewis encourages students to submit a personal statement or letters of recommendation to improve their admission possibilities.
International undergraduate applicants:
  • Undergraduate Application
  • Secondary School score report and graduation certificate
  • English Test Score Report (see more information below)
  • Copy of passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33270 USD/year
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  • National

    33270 USD/year
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
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