Would you like to learn to use your creative and technical skills to solve a wide variety of problems and make an impact on the world? If so, studying computer science at Hope College is for you.
Our committed faculty is dedicated to developing students who have the depth of knowledge to solve the most challenging technical problems while also having the broad knowledge base fostered by a liberal arts education and sought after by industry and graduate schools alike.
A key component of our educational philosophy is to help students become professionals ready to adapt to the rapid pace of change in the tech world, while giving them a strong foundation in the enduring core principles of the discipline.
As a computer science student at Hope, you will:
- Be taught by faculty members who know you and work hard to provide the best education available, tailored as much as possible to your particular interests and talents
- Have opportunities to further your classroom experiences through independent study and research, as well as through many internship opportunities
- Enjoy strong relationships with other students in the department, with many peer-learning opportunities that supplement direct access to faculty
- Be provided with all of the equipment and tools you’ll need to meet and exceed your potential
Recent blog posts
(This is part 2 of a series of posts by Joe Bustamante, a rising Hope senior who is spending the sum...Read More
Joe Bustamante ('18) is spending the summer as an intern in the application development practice at ...Read More
Five Computer Science students were honored at the 2017 Honors Convocation ceremony held on Thursday...Read More
Cole Watson ('17) describes how his time @ Hope College has helped him grow in mind, body, and spiri...Read More
Collective Idea, a Holland software development company founded by 2004 Hope graduate Daniel Morriso...Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Jim Boerkoel ('05) who was recently awarded an NSF CAREER award for his work ...Read More
Have more than one interest?
Computer Science is a great subject to combine with other majors and minors. As the world becomes increasingly driven by data, having the ability to be a producer, rather than just a consumer, of technology is increasingly important.
why study computer science at a liberal arts college?
Check out thoughts from Dr. Josiah Dykstra, a 2002 Hope graduate who works as a Computer Security Researcher for the National Security Agency.
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