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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science Division

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Division Chair David Olson

The Computer Science Division is responsible for majors and minors in Computer Science and majors in Information Systems. These are software-oriented programs that stay close to the current needs of industry. The faculty teach the theoretical and practical aspects of computer science, with emphasis on the practical.


To give students a comprehensive foundation in the field of computer science within a liberal arts setting. The faculty are committed to preparing graduates who will be productive employees in the information technology (IT) industry or promising graduate students.

Program objectives

  1. To invest the time and effort to recruit females and other underrepresented populations into the computer science/information systems disciplines.
  2. To provide computing expertise for the betterment of the community.
  3. To provide the resources so that the faculty can remain current in the rapidly evolving computing environment.

More detailed program information, including program admission requirements can be obtained by contacting the division at 503-838-8480 or at

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