About the major
The Computer Science program at Mercer University offers two degrees: a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts.
The Bachelor of Science degree program in Computer Science contains a breadth of exposure to segments of the discipline. It properly prepares students to obtain employment as a computer science professional. This degree program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and technology. ABET accreditation demonstrates a program’s commitment to providing its students with a quality education. Students who complete this program will obtain a significant degree of technical competence and breadth of exposure to segments of the discipline and will supplement their program with courses from mathematics and science.
The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Computer Science is appropriate for students who have an interest in computer science but wish to pursue another major as well.
About the minor
The Computer Science minor is appropriate for students who have an interest in computer science but prefer to major in another field. A minimum of 17 semester credit hours are required to minor in Computer Science.