Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing
Online, Mixed Mode, On-Site (Seattle)
Meet the Demand for Skilled Technology Experts
In today’s technology-driven world, the need for skilled professionals with an in-depth knowledge of computing systems is higher than ever. The Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing (BSAPC) is the study of both theoretical and applied computer science – an intersection of information technology, computer science, and business. City University of Seattle provides a solid foundation in all areas of computer science, current programming languages and technology, software engineering, web development, operating system management, database technologies, cybersecurity, networking, and more.
Students learn the latest tools, technologies, and gain hands-on experience learning from faculty who are skilled professionals in their field. The BSAPC transitions working professionals into the information technology sector and prepares graduates for a variety of professional roles across industries.
The BSAPC provides students with the knowledge, skills, and applied competencies to successfully apply the analysis, design, integration, deployment, and management of information technology and computing. With strong foundations, students have the option to pursue a specialized study of interest.
Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing will prepare students to:
Develop strong foundations in core applied computing concepts
Integrate a foundational knowledge of all areas of applied computing
Apply fundamental principles and practices of applied computing
Apply critical and ethical thinking, analysis and problem-solving skills
Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in applied computing
Create the ability to develop and express ideas while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles
Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal
Total Required Credits: 180
Preparatory Courses (15 Credits)
CS 132 Computer Science I
CS 251 Statistical Computing (QSR)
IS 201 Fundamentals of Computing I
Core Requirements (45 Credits)
CS 302 Human-Computer Interaction
CS 330 Network Communications
CS 351 Discrete Mathematics in Computing (NS)
IS 312 Web Design
IS 340 Operating Systems
IS 345 Cybersecurity
IS 350 Systems Analysis and Design
IS 360 Database Technologies
IS 471 Cyber Ethics (SS
Applied Computing Specialized Study (30 Credits)
A specialized study can be designed with approval.
Choice (10 Credits)
Select electives from any majors.
CS 493 Technology and Computing Internship (Repeatable)
Capstone (5 Credits)
CS 497 Technology and Computing Capstone
Radana Dvorak Ph.D.
BSAPC graduates select electives within or outside of the School of Technology and Computing to design a career with a depth of study in a specialized field. Graduates from the program can apply their skills in organizations such as health, government, education, non-profit and industry. A degree in applied computing prepares graduates to work as:
IT Business Analyst
Video Game Developer
Computer science majors are listed as one of the highest-paying bachelor’s degrees. For more information visit the US Bureau of Labor Statistics