Audrey LoVan '18
The Perfect Balance of STEM, Arts, and Athletics
Simpson has the most beautiful campus and such a positive atmosphere.Read This Story
Major and Minor
As a Simpson student, you will graduate with an encompassing general education, a strong knowledge of computer science and an understanding of the social and ethical issues associated with information technology today.
You will develop expertise in both programming and the theoretical and mathematical basis of computer science. You will have the opportunity to program in several languages and on a variety of platforms -- for example, traditional PCs, database, web, mobile apps, etc. You will also gain a deep understanding of topics such as the development and analysis of algorithms, the theory of programming languages, operating systems and computer architecture.
An introduction to computer programming, emphasizing algorithm design and implementation using conditionals, loops, functions, recursion and object-oriented programming. You will create your own computer game during the semester.
Many of our graduates move on to graduate school or find a high-tech job of the future. Whatever you decide, we will be there to guide and support you.
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Taylor Gehrls '17
“What surprised me most about being at Simpson was the amount of things I learned about different disciplines outside of my major,” Taylor said. “I have gained an interest in so many different parts of life through the courses I have taken and the friends I have made.”Read This Story