Starting with projects that require you to use your head, not repeat lessons from a textbook, Loyola's Department of Computer Science offers an education that builds skills and careers. These are just a few of the reasons our program is distinctive:
- A commitment to the Jesuit traditions of scholarship, lifelong learning, and service.
- Classes are taught by experienced faculty.
- Our campus is a short ride from downtown Chicago. We offer classes at Water Tower Campus and Lake Shore Campus.
- Excellent laboratory facilities, including Windows and Linux development labs, and a wireless interaction area.
- Our schedules can work around your life.
- We offer a wide base of study that will help prepare you for a long, fulfilling career in computer science.
- Our professors work in the business world, bringing real-world problems and solutions to the classroom.
- We use a systematic methodology that teaches you how to think, not what to think. This will prepare you for the challenging, ever-changing world of computer science.
- Computer science continues to be a lucrative field (with salaries up 13.1 percent over the previous year according to a 2008 related digest). ). This positive outlook is expected to continue(e.g., see this
Prospective undergraduates can follow a more complete introduction here.