The Department of Computer Science builds upon the synergy of two dynamic scientific disciplines. The computer is of relatively recent vintage and has revolutionized technology globally. Our Computer Science program equips students with fundamental knowledge about the discipline of computer science and how it is changing the way we live. The learning approach combines both the theoretical and the practical, with the emphasis upon problem-solving.
As a major component of the School of Science and Mathematics, the Department of Computer Science strives to meet the needs of the students at Mississippi College by:
- Offering courses, to both majors and non-majors, which stimulate their intellectual development while providing them with essential knowledge in the fields of computer science along with acquainting them with the scientific approach to knowledge.
- Providing students with opportunities to receive a strong background to enable them to compete successfully in their chosen careers whether in industry or post-baccalaureate study in graduate and professional schools.
- Effectively advising students regarding choices of courses and programs while at Mississippi College so that they are acquainted with the opportunities and challenges available to them.
- Employing and retaining competent faculty who are dedicated to teaching students while continuing their own professional development and who support and engage in scholarship, creative activity, and community and collegial service.