Computer Science

Students work together on a computer

The Computer Science Major


Are you ready to be part of one of the fastest growing industries? You'll graduate from Bryn Athyn's computer science program with a firm grasp on use, design, and management of information technology and data sciences. With our cross-disciplinary approach, you'll also  establish expertise in an area of your choosing.

Whether your interest is in programming, analytics, web development, bioinformatics, or even artificial intelligence, the key is knowing how to use data and systems effectively. Our computer science majors are problem-solvers and professors share the tangible tools and skills to help students find real solutions through processes and data patterns. Classes work with analysis tools such as Excel, PostGRE, MSBI, and Sage; in addition to computer languages such as Python, C++, SQL, R, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, XML, and more.  And overall, you'll develop a keen sense of ethical implications in this constantly changing field through classroom study and hands-on internships.

Transferable skills that will prepare you for a variety of careers:

  • Data Analytics
  • Data Literacy
  • Problem Solving
  • Programming Languages (Python, C++, etc)

Major-specific skills that will prepare you for grad school:

  • Algorithm Design
  • Critical Thinking
  • Data Science
  • Operations Research

Computer Science at Bryn Athyn

Maybe you want to explore how technology can ensure the educational success of all children, regardless of disability, or how computers can help study complex biological processes with many molecular interactions. Perhaps you're interested in using data to uncover market trends in the business and financial world, or you have a curiosity about complexity theory in mathematics.

Computer science at Bryn Athyn offers a unique opportunity for students to combine studies of two liberal arts areas and to develop the interrelations between these different fields of knowledge.

This program can be combined with the following areas:

Honors students may combine the program with any other discipline, including:

Our Faculty

Caira Bongers

Caira Bongers
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Neil Simonetti

Neil Simonetti
Department Chair and Professor of Business, Computer Science, and Mathematics
Director of the Interdisciplinary Program


Michael Walls
Lecturer in Computer Science

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