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Our B.A. in Computer Science: Software Project Management addresses a growing need in industry to manage the finances and personnel of complex software development projects. Computer Science majors who graduate and start out as programmers in larger companies frequently are called upon to manage other programmers. These additional responsibilities may demand competency in financial analysis, business management, and corporate communication. Those who make this transition successfully tend to get promoted in the company and earn higher salaries.

Why should I study software project management?

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recently published guidelines for a new Computer Science major called “Software Project Management” to respond to trends they have seen in industry. While you’ll learn vital technical skills and gain a comprehensive understanding of computer science through this major, you’ll also gain big-picture competencies in business and communications so you also have the soft skills that allow you to succeed.

What can I do with this degree?

Visit our alumni page to see what our recent graduates have been doing.

What skills will I develop?

  • Networking
  • Web development
  • Major languages, including C/C++ and Java
  • Software engineering
  • Database systems
  • Computer graphics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Financial accounting
  • Project management
  • Group communication
  • Business statistics
  • Managerial finance

What unique experiences or opportunities will I have?

  • Semester-long projects in the Software Engineering course that will set you apart
  • Competitions in the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Membership in Bethel’s ACM chapter
  • Internships for academic credit or to earn income
  • Original research with faculty

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OCT 7 2017

Homecoming Math and Computer Science Department Open House 2017

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