Computer Science is a rapidly growing area of study—one that is important in the technological age in which we live. The Computer Science major at Benedictine College provides a balanced approach to the discipline, treating computing both as an art and as a tool for varied use. The major prepares students for graduate study in the field of computer science or for employment in an ever-expanding spectrum of occupations dependent upon computing. Most graduates obtain jobs in computer programming or software engineering. Benedictine College offers majors leading to the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) and the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degrees in computer science. The B.S. provides additional depth in the field, while the B.A. provides more flexibility, including opportunities for double majors with a wide variety of other disciplines, The computer science minor provides a useful addition to many areas of study, including mathematics, science, business, and mass communications.