Get behind the screens with hands-on experience building, running and developing software. You'll learn from expert, accessible faculty what it takes to bring your ideas to life in the hands of users. Our small, interactive classes are the perfect place to explore this dynamic industry.

Career Path

Break new ground when you become an:

  • Information technology analyst
  • Software architect
  • Computer Security Analyst
  • iOS and Android Developer

Academic Computing Laboratory

Students in Longwood's math and computer science programs have access to a state-of-the-art Academic Computing Laboratory consisting of 25 Linux workstations. These systems support both research and teaching. Many upper-level classes leverage the lab to provide access to a Linux command line environment, a platform for GPU-accelerated computing, and other computational resources.

What You'll Study


Explore every aspect of the computer system from theory to the hardware and networking levels through advanced software developments and graphical interface design.

Minor in Computer Science


You'll take two semesters of Introduction to Algorithmic Design and choose four other Computer Science courses. That's just six courses to complete the minor.


Get the basic knowledge and skills related to software development, successfully apply technical knowledge in practice and the ability to negotiate and work well with others from different backgrounds and disciplines.