Computer Science, B.S.
From developing cyber security software programs to building complex wireless mobile devices to creating social networking or gaming platforms, the work of computer scientists is as diverse as it is in demand — especially in North Idaho.
In this program, you will learn how to design, develop and test computing systems for a wide variety of purposes. You will become proficient in various operating systems, programming languages and techniques, and computer architecture, with many opportunities to practice your software development skills on real-world projects.
Students have the flexibility to specialize in an area that best supports their interests and career goals. For example, you may focus on computer networking, cyber security, computer graphics, gaming and virtual environments, bioinformatics, software engineering or many other areas. Learn more.
Program Delivery: Lower division courses are offered at North Idaho College. U of I courses are offered live and via videoconference. View the NIC/U of I Academic Plan.
- Information assurance software developer
- Developer/designer of games and virtual environments
- Software engineer
- Operating systems and network administrator
- Software architect
- Bioinformatics specialist
- Information technology specialist
- Systems analyst
- Database administrator
- Computer support specialist
- Information technology consultant