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Computer Science

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The study of computer science involves the theory, design, and application of computer systems, with a focus on software. Applications include business and industry, engineering, gaming, research and more.

In this program, you will learn the theoretical foundations of computing and networking, programming languages, and how to work with algorithms and other mathematical concepts.

This program will help prepare you to transfer to study computer science at a four-year university and begin a career as in software development, engineering, database administration, networking architecture or computer modeling.

Start at Harper. Finish at a four-year university.

The Associate in Science (AS) degree prepares you to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related major. Speak with your advisor about the best courses to take to meet your academic goals.

Harper also offers institution-specific transfer information to help prepare you to transition to a four-year university. To learn more, visit our Transfer Information page or see your advisor.

Flexible program options

Explore Computer Science Careers

Learn more about career outcomes for Harper's Computer Science degree programs. Each career profile offers a complete picture on the local job market, including salaries, open positions, top local employers and more. To learn more, visit our Computer Science Careers page.


Next steps

For more information about starting your college education at Harper, please contact Admissions Outreach at 847.925.6700 or fill out our request information form.

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Last Updated: 4/8/24