2020-2021 Catalog Fall Update

Applied Computing, Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing (BSAPC) program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and competency to successfully participate in the analysis, design, integration, deployment, and management of information technology and computing.  Students will have the option to pursue a specialized study. 



Program Outcomes

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Computing will prepare students to:

Integrate a foundational knowledge of all areas of applied computing (General Computing Knowledge).

Apply the fundamental principles and practices of applied computing (Applied Computing Principles and Practices).

Apply critical and ethical thinking to solve problems in applied computing (Critical and Ethical Thinking).

Evaluate data to inform decisions and solve problems in applied computing (Quantitative Literacy).

Create the ability to develop and express ideas while applying a variety of delivery models, genres, and styles (Communication).

Collaborate effectively on diverse teams to accomplish a common goal (Collaboration).

Admission Requirements

City University of Seattle's undergraduate admission requirements, found under Admissions in the catalog menu, apply to this program. 

Total Required Credits (180 Credits)

*** A minimum of two different academic disciplines is required in humanities, Social Studies, Natural Science/Math.

Preparatory Courses (15 Credits)

IS 201Fundamentals of Computing


CS 132Computer Science I


CS 251Statistical Computing (QSR for select programs/NS)


Core Requirements (45 Credits)

CS 302Human Computer Interaction


CS 330Network Communications


CS 351Discrete Mathematics in Computing (NS)


IS 312Web Design


IS 345Cybersecurity


IS 340Operating Systems


IS 350Systems Analysis and Design


IS 360Database Technologies


IS 471Cyber Ethics (SS)


Upper Division Electives (40 Credits) or

Specialized Study (40 Credits)

Specialized Studies must be approved by the Program Manager. 

Capstone (5 Credits)

CS 497Technology and Computing Capstone