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
The Hope Computer Science department sent 8 students and 1 faculty member to the 2017 Grace Hopper C...Read More
Students Amber Carnahan and Jori Gelbaugh won the best poster award at the 2017 Consortium for Compu...Read More
Student Grace DuMez presented the Pallist application to a group of students, faculty, and local ind...Read More
On Wednesday, August 2, the team of Amber Carnahan and Jori Gelbaugh presented their work on Articul...Read More
(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
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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