The Computer Science major at Avila
At Avila, your studies will be hands-on in designing and implementing advanced computer programs. Built on an understanding of foundational programming skills, your courses offer you several trajectories to pursue, from developing apps to analysis.
You’ll find your path with the assistance of our highly accomplished faculty, who provide individualized instruction and mentorship thanks to Avila’s small class sizes and our faculty’s mentorship mentality. Access to cutting edge software and hardware will ensure you hit the ground running when you begin your professional career.
Are you interested in computer science?
Be Prepared for Your Career
Incoming freshmen are guaranteed access to an internship or research experience before graduation. Avila students have completed hands-on learning experiences at:
- Entire Computer Solution
- Grandview (Mo.) School District
“I work at WellSky in Overland Park. It’s the world headquarters. They supply medical, at-home personal care software to people all over the nation.”Cameron Leathers ’22
Avila computer science graduates are pursuing careers as:
- Software Engineers
- Senior Application Developers
- IT Analysts
Avila computer science graduates choose to work at:
Choose your Concentration
Advanced Computer ScienceWith advanced coursework in operating systems and computer architecture, the Advanced Computer Science concentration is designed for students who are looking to manage and oversee a company or organization’s IT infrastructure.
App Development & GamingDesigned to prepare graduates for one of the fastest growing CS fields, the App Development & Gaming concentration is for students who want to design the latest websites, apps and gaming concepts.
Transferring to Avila?
We work with you to make the most of your transfer credits so you’re on track to graduate with a bachelor’s degree.
An Environment to Enhance your Education
Hooley-Bunschu Learning Commons
This is not your mother’s library. State-of-the-art study rooms, public workstations, tutoring services, and access to 50,000 on-campus volumes, plus millions of database articles await you.
Guaranteed Internship Opportunities
All first-year undergraduate students are guaranteed an internship or research experience opportunity.
Close to Everything Kansas City
At Avila, you’re only 15 minutes away from world-class museums, historical landmarks, professional sports venues, and centers of culture, commerce, and industry.
Find Your Mentor
Avila’s faculty will challenge you, inspire you, and become more than just another teacher.
“At Avila, if you don’t get it and you really need help, your teachers care about you. If you show that you want to learn, they will give you their time to help you work through your challenges.”Chijioke Eguzo / ’20
Department of Computer Science, O’Rielly Hall
11901 Wornall Road / Kansas City, MO 64145 / 816-942-3655