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Why Study Computer Science at Lindenwood

Why Study Computer Science at Lindenwood University?

  • The computer science faculty at Lindenwood University:
    • is comprised of scholars and teachers
    • has expertise ranging from computer networks to distributed computing to simulation
    • are mentors and academic advisors
    • are student focused, looking to provide learning experiences that lead to student success
    • are easily accessible to students
    • possess a wealth of personal and professional knowledge and will pass that knowledge on to you
  • Each student is assigned an academic advisor who will help the student navigate the many Class sizes at Lindenwood University are generally limited to 30 students
    • Most CS classes are no larger than 28 students and many are smaller.
  • As a Computer Science student at Lindenwood University, you will work in many areas
    • Programs used in classes recently include: databases, games, multimedia, network applications, and systems
  • In the first two years, students take classes that teach them:
    • how to write and debug programs
    • how to use data structures to represent information in programs
  • At the end of the second year of study, students begin taking classes in a variety of topics that are fundamental to writing larger scale, more application oriented software, including:
    • Databases
    • Graphical User Interfaces
    • Computer Architecture
    • Operating Systems
    • several technical electives.
    • Students work in teams to solve a real world problem of some complexity
  • Examples of programming/scripting languages/libraries used:
    • C, C++
    • HTML
    • Java
    • JavaScript
    • Jython
    • PHP
    • Python
    • SQL,
    • Assembly Language
    • Visual Basic
  • Lindenwood is a private, comprehensive, coeducational University with a student to faculty ratio of 16:1.
  • Lindenwood University offers values-centered programs leading to the development of the whole person–an educated, responsible citizen of a global community

 

 

 

 

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St. Charles, MO 63301