The Bachelors of Arts degree in Computer Science focuses on the basics of computer problem solving applicable to the business environment. The program builds a strong foundation in programming, software development, algorithms, operating systems, networking, and database systems. In addition, a broad exposure to information technology in business provides an understanding of problem solving in a business environment. Students will gain skills in several programming environments and software applications through laboratories and classroom assignments. Electives are part of the program and allow students to explore various topics in artificial intelligence, distributed systems, graphics, compilers, and advanced programming.