East Central University's mission is to foster a learning environment in which students, faculty, staff, and community interact to educate students for life in a rapidly changing and culturally diverse society. Within its service area, East Central University provides leadership for economic development and cultural enhancement. ECU is a Regional University. Students can enroll in and attend ECU classes on campus in Ada, in Ardmore at the Ardmore Higher Education Center, in McAlester at the Eastern Oklahoma State College branch campus and in Shawnee at the Gordon Cooper Technology Center. Some ECU classes are also available on OneNet and online. The ECU nursing program is available in Durant at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.
Explore the essential topics of a growing industry and develop a competitive edge for the technology career you want with the BS in Computer Science degree from East Central University Online. With a curriculum designed used guidelines published by the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the program offers hands-on experience working with the tools of the trade. As a student, you’ll prepare for a variety of in-demand computer science careers as you build skills in computer programming, software development, data analysis, and more.
Courses for the online BS in Computer Science program are delivered in 8-week sessions through an interactive online classroom and are taught by educators with years of technology experience. Choose from five start dates each year and build your schedule with flexible course options. With online access to all course materials, you can begin your degree on your time and complete your education at a pace that works for your personal schedule.
The online BS in Computer Science curriculum examines business strategies, practical mathematics and computer applications with an emphasis on software engineering. The curriculum allows you to choose from a selection of career-focused elective courses that explore your professional interests to ensure you graduate ready for roles that require computer programming and coding, software development and design, testing and debugging, cybersecurity and more.
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