Frequently Asked Questions
What courses are required to complete the program?
Required courses: CS 130, 131, 215, 221, 310, 324, 330, 360, 365, 400, 415, 421, 425, 450, and six hours selected from the 300- or 400-level Computer Science courses.
Required related courses: ECON 110; MATH 117, 118, 120, 215, 314, 321 and one additional course from MATH 301, 315, 352, 405 or 430; PHYS 205, 206, 211, and one more course at the 300 or 400 level from either Physics or Mathematics.
Are there other special academic requirements?
Yes. A math minor is required.
What employment opportunities are available with a computer science degree?
The Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering provides the student with an opportunity to pursue careers in the hardware area of the field of computers,
in information systems, programming, software engineering, and mobile computing, or for graduate study. The emphasis of the program is on system design and architecture.
Do you provide job or internship placement?
Yes. Bellarmine guarantees every student the opportunity to have an internship, develop a career plan and build a professional network. Though an internship is not required, more internships
are available every year than the department has students to fill them. Bellarmine computer engineering students are in every major company in Louisville:
- Area hospitals
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Brown & Williamson
- Capital Holding
- General Electric
- New Horizon
- Yum! Brands
Is financial aid available?
Yes. Please go to Bellarmine’s financial aid website for detailed information on financial aid packages. Additionally, students can work with our Faculty Development Center to apply for grants and
awards outside of the Bellarmine offerings.
How many hours can I expect to spend studying outside of class time?
Students have their own learning styles so this can vary greatly. As a rule of thumb, expect to spend an average of two hours studying for every hour you spend