School of Computer Science & Mathematics

Concept, Theory, and Practice

Computing is everywhere and in everything, we do in modern society. From weather forecasting to updating friends on social media, computational thinking has contributed to a spectrum of challenges, from music composition to drug design. The foundation of Avila’s Computer Science program is a range of courses that give students concepts, theory, and practice in the academic discipline.

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Computer science

Exceptional classroom engagement is a hallmark The foundation of Avila’s Computer Science program is a range of courses that give students concepts, theory, and practice in the academic discipline. Students can concentrate in either Advanced Computer Science or App Development. 

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software engineering

Students will be trained in the two most popular languages in use today: Java and C#. Also, they should be able to effectively program in C++ with minor self-training because it is a predecessor of both Java and C# and similar to both.

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White-hat hackers. Threat Analysts. Cryptologists. We’re preparing the next generation of cyber-defenders using a curriculum developed with an advisory board comprising national cybersecurity firms, corporate data security departments, and a U.S. Government security agency

Cybersecurity >>

mathematics minor

Encompassing the beauty of pattern and structure, the challenge of uncertainty and abstraction, and the excitement of solving problems, Mathematics provides a foundation for much of modern human society. 

Mathematics >>

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Patrick Kopp, MS, MAed, Assistant Professor & Chair, Computer Science and Mathematics
P: 816-501-3791 / E:

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