Computer Science

If you want to create software and design computer systems, CUW’s Computer Science program was custom made just for you.

What’s Unique about Computer Science at CUW?

  • Our students create a community of learners who develop into life-long friends
  • Our professors have relevant real-world experience
  • Our curriculum is based on professional standards
  • Our certification program includes programs from Apple to Oracle
  • Our facilities provide access to leading-edge hardware and software technologies
  • Our internship program is guaranteed for all students
  • Our Christian worldview permeates all that we do

Program Overview

Concordia University Wisconsin’s Computer Science program combines strong liberal arts classes to build creativity and communication skills and innovative computer science courses to build technical knowledge and practical skills.

What You’ll Learn in the Computer Science Program

In our program you will:

  • Use advanced computer tools and techniques to solve real-world problems
  • Study computer control structures and how they’re derived and applied
  • Transform algorithms into modern, high-level languages such as C# and Java
  • Create visually stunning video games while learning the basics of computer programming
  • Construct computer circuits from component chips
  • Complete programming assignments in assembly language
  • Complete a systems-level programming project
  • And so much more!

Career Choices

  • Programmer/analyst
  • Network developer
  • Software engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Web developer
  • Professional software developer
  • Application developer
  • Game developer

Complementary Majors/Minors

Every Computer Science major must select a minor from outside of the department. Some recommendations include:

  • Christian Thought
  • English
  • General Business
  • Mathematics
  • Business Communication

Curriculum

Our unique Computer Science curriculum includes CUW’s liberal arts core along with courses in programming, computer science theory and practice, informatics, and operating systems. See our course catalog for all the details. 

Graduate Studies

CUW offers you the chance to further hone your computer science skills through our Master of Science in Information Technology.

High School Prep Courses

  • Math
  • Science
  • English

Transfer Students

Transfer credit can be determined by consulting with a computer science faculty member. A course catalog description and a student course syllabus from the other institution are necessary to determine if a course will transfer into the CUW IT major.

Faculty

Dr. Gary Locklair
Professor and Chair of Computer Science
Director, CS and IT graduate programs

Dr. Angus Menuge
Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science

Dr. Michael Litman
Associate Professor of Computer Science

Dr. Robert Wahl
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Prof. Joshua Locklair
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Prof. Antoinette Spencer
Assistant Professor of Computer Science