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Bachelor's in Computer Science

With the BS in computer science program at Indiana Wesleyan University, you can gain the skills and confidence to help all kinds of businesses and organizations use computer technology to solve problems and create innovative new products and services. No matter what type of career in IT you want to pursue, this bachelor’s in computer science can give you a solid foundation on which you can start your career or prepare for graduate-level programs. Discover how IWU helps students pursue their computer science major in a flexible, faith-based learning environment.

Why Pursue My Bachelor’s in Computer Science at IWU?

There are several benefits to pursuing your BS in computer science at IWU. We offer accredited degree programs taught by experienced faculty who are experts in the topics they teach. We also provide student services, from tech support to tutoring, to help you succeed in this program. In this campus-based program, you will benefit from faculty and advisors who want to help you succeed beyond graduation. Students learn from expert faculty who will become mentors in the faith, integrating classroom learning with biblical truths for a Christ-centered environment that encourages spiritual growth.

What Will I Learn in this BS in Computer Science Program?

This computer science major is designed to help students learn how to design and develop new computer systems for problem-solving, product improvement, creating new services, and many other innovative applications. Students engage in hands-on, project-based work that will prepare them for careers in almost any industry. Course topics cover programming, software engineering, network fundamentals, and more.

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

What You Will Study in This Bachelor’s in Computer Science

Coursework for this BS in computer science program covers several critical areas:

  • Software Engineering
  • Programming Languages
  • Database Programming
  • Computer Networking
  • Web Development
  • Computer Operating Systems

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Bioinformatics Scientist
  • Database Administrator
  • Mathematical Science Teacher

Work in Various Industries

  • Industry

Program Requirements

The CSC major is designed as an advanced major. Each student majoring in CSC takes a core of common courses, plus approved elective courses. Additionally, each student completes supporting courses in mathematics. The CSC major requires a greater depth of mathematics skill for the entering student.

  • Completion of 124 semester hours; however, some majors may result in the student earning greater than 124 credit hours by graduation.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Completion of the designated semester hours in the major area with a GPA of 2.25 or higher as required by the major. Additional requirements as prescribed by each department must also be met.
  • Completion of all general education requirements
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at


*Effective 07-01-2023 through 06-30-2024

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