Learn how to use computer technology to make a positive difference in the world. As the role of computers in society continues to grow, the graduates of computer science schools are in a unique position to have a significant effect on our lives both in the workplace and at home. That’s why we strive to make our Geneva College computer science major different from any other computer science degree in PA. In addition to teaching excellence in the technical skills you want from a computer science college, our faculty puts the significance of those skills in perspective according to biblical ethics, with the goal of producing servant-leaders who understand the responsibility that comes with the ability to affect God’s people and His world to control technology that weaves through every aspect of contemporary life.
Choosing Geneva College will allow you to develop your God-given talents and abilities in an atmosphere where a Christian perspective on life is the norm. Integrating faith with preparation for a career is a vital part of the Geneva College experience – making our Computer Science program different from the standard computer science degree in PA.
And where many computer science colleges teach effective skills – from programming and mathematics to software engineering and computer networking classes – Geneva College teaches all that and more. Here, you’ll enjoy the benefits of our “Big Tent” approach that exposes you early to the multidimensional nature of computer science and the many opportunities for study in the field. Your foundational classes will cover areas including:
Your further studies might include:
We are also one of the few schools in the world – and the only institution in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities – to offer a program in data science.
Our program also provides depth you won’t get from a typical computer science degree in PA by pairing your computer science major with a minor or second major that helps you develop an understanding of the far-reaching, interdisciplinary effect of your skills.
As a computer science major, you’ll complete 43-49 credits of core undergraduate courses in addition to your primary major curriculum. Your primary major must be combined with another major or minor course of study, such as:
Any other major or minor offered at Geneva (with the exception of basic computer and software courses designed for students from other majors)
Your Career Possibilities
As the graduate of a respected computer science college, you’ll be prepared to explore the far-reaching influence of computer science and compete for jobs that are ranked among some of the best in the marketplace – jobs that exist across the spectrum of American business. Visit our computer science Career Resources page for links to sites that can help you understand the many possibilities out there for you.
U.S. News & World Report recognizes Geneva College as a Top 10 Best Value School out of all North Region colleges, accounting for our academic quality and the net cost of attendance for those receiving the average level of need-based financial aid.
For the second year in a row, Geneva’s ABET-accredited engineering program placed in U.S. News & World Report’s Top 100 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the nation.
Geneva was named a Christian College of Distinction, affirming the school’s dedication to high quality academics founded on the inerrant truth of God’s word.
Designated as a Pennsylvania College of Distinction, Geneva is recognized as one of the best places in the state for students to learn, to grow, and to succeed.
As a College of Distinction, Geneva is nationally recognized for providing outstanding preparation that is highly valued by graduate schools and employers.
Geneva College placed in the Top 20 Regional College North Rankings as identified by U.S. News & World Report.
Geneva College ranks in the top 45 out of 402 colleges in Pennsylvania analyzed for return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org, a prevalent resource for college affordability and financial aid information.