About Computer Science

If you want a challenging and practical minor that can complement any major, go no further. Supplying a background in programming fundamentals, web application development, and database management, our Computer Science minor is a valuable complement to majors in the social and natural sciences, business, and humanities and may well give you a competitive advantage in your future job search.

In Demand

By 2020, there is projected to be 1.4 million computer-science-related jobs available, and only 400,000 graduates who have the skills necessary to apply for those jobs. 

Rare

Demand for deep analytical talent in the United States could be 50 to 60 percent greater than its projected supply by 2018.

Prepared

Georgetown College minors in Computer Science receive the skills and preparation that go beyond technical know-how to the life skills needed to excel in every career.

Program Requirements

18 hours for minor; no major available

Advice for your first year at GC: Take CSC 115 followed by CSC 215 to get a foundation in computer programming.

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Potential Careers

“The technical knowledge and skills I gained in Computer Science combined with the liberal arts education at Georgetown College has shaped me into a unique and valuable candidate to future tech employers.” 

 - Isaac Meisner, ’17, Web Development Intern, Awesome Inc., Lexington, KY

“Studying Computer Science has taught me how to LEARN effectively, THINK about what I have learned, and APPLY the knowledge I’ve acquired.” 

 - TJ Boadus, '17

“’I personally think there's going to be a greater demand in 10 years for liberal arts majors than there were for [computer] programming majors..’ -- Mark Cuban, famous billionaire. Whew! Glad I got BOTH at Georgetown College!"

 - Kevin Joiner, '89

Computer Science Contact

Want to know more about this academic program? Contact the department chair for more information.

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