Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

Studying computer science at Rollins gives you the tools to create the world around you. Hone your skills and find your passion while conducting independent research, such as testing software, using robots to map terrain, building games and smart phone apps, and examining computer security. One student even focused on creating a social networking site for beer lovers.

computer science program emphasizes software development

The Computer Science (CS) major at the Hamilton Holt School provides candidates with a strong foundation of coursework emphasizing software development. Upon completion of this program, students will be able to design and implements computer-based solutions in a variety of areas -- knowledge management, e-commerce or client-server applications. This reflects the focus and content recommended for computer science curricula at liberal arts institutions by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) in Computing Curricula.

real world applications

Our small, close-knit department offers you a strong, flexible curriculum in a warm and supportive environment. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with your classmates and professors on projects.

Requirements for the Major (12)

Core Courses (10)

CMS 167 Problem Solving I with Selected Topics

CMS 167L Problem Solving I Lab

CMS 170 Problem Solving II with Selected Topics

CMS 230 Introduction to Computer Systems

CMS 270 Object-Oriented Design & Development

CMS 330 System Software Principles

CMS 375 Database Design

CMS 450 Computer Networks

CMS 484 Senior Computer Science Capstone

MAT 140 Discrete Mathematics

MAT 310 Applied Discrete Mathematics

Elective Courses (2)

CMS 371 Developing Database Applications

CMS 380 Simulation Analysis & Design

CMS 430 Artificial Intelligence

CMS 480 Programming Language Translation

CMS 495 Topics in Computer Science

graduate destinations

Some of the places our students have gone to work include:

  • Microsoft
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • National Security Agency (NSA)
  • EA Games
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Rockstar Games
  • Siemens

Some of the places our students have gone to study include:

  • Stanford University
  • Georgetown University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Colorado State University
  • Crummer Graduate School of Business
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