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Online Computer Science Degree Program

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Course Descriptions

Major Area

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Get an in-depth view of the courses that provide the knowledge and skills you’ll need to make an impact within your chosen field.


Computer Science - Bachelor of Science Degree

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Build well-rounded skills and learn the industry specific knowledge you will need to be successful in your career.

Computer Science - Subsequent Bachelor of Science Degree

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Looking to earn an additional bachelor’s degree? A subsequent degree is specifically designed for students who have already completed a bachelor's degree or higher.

Computer Science - Associate of Science Degree

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Begin building your educational foundation with a curriculum that has a broad base in general education while touching upon a specific area of study.

Meet Your Faculty

From the board room to the classroom

Each Franklin program is designed with the ongoing input of industry experts to ensure you gain respected and relevant knowledge that can be applied instantly in the workplace.

Chunbo Chu

Chunbo Chu - Program Chair

Dr. Chu holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Wayne State University and earned his master's and bachelor's degrees from Fudan University in Shanghai, China. His interests include monitoring and predicate detection in distributed systems, synchrony, and emerging internet technologies.
William Hochstettler

William Hochstettler, III - Lead Faculty

Dr. Hochstettler has over 25 years of professional experience in developing software for the government and other sectors. He has been a member of Franklin's faculty for more than 22 years and also chairs the University's Computer Science graduate program.
Bradley Watson

Bradley Watson - Lead Faculty

Dr. Watson's 30-year career is rich in variety and industry experience, having held the positions of research librarian, research scientist, programmer, and chief information officer. His academic disciplines include information theory, library science, and computer science.
Todd Whittaker

Todd Whittaker - Lead Faculty

With more than 20 years of experience in computer-related fields, Professor Whittaker has held positions in academia as well as industry positions in systems administration and software engineering. He has been a faculty member at Franklin since 2003.

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Program Outcomes

  • Be able to develop and implement effective solutions to real world problems
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to contribute to the development and maintenance of large-scale software applications within an organizational structure
  • Be able to communicate appropriately for technical and expert audiences
  • Apply mathematical models and methods in problem solving

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