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If you visited this page, you probably want to learn some of the ins and outs of life as a computer science major. Check out the links below to get a head start on what you’ll need and what to do as a computer science student before you even walk into your first class.

Acceptable Use Policy
What’s kosher and what’s off limits to computer science students? The Acceptable Use Policy outlines the resource privileges, conditions, and responsibilities to maintain those privileges provided to School of Computing students.

Admission to the School of Computing
Are you a Sophomore or above and have completed at least 6 hours of computing courses at Southern? Then submit this application!

Admission Requirements:
  1. Acceptance to Southern Adventist University.
  2. Complete general education: ENGL 101 and ENGL 102.
  3. Completion of 6 hours of computer courses required in the major with a grade of "C" or better.
  4. Earned overall GPA of 2.25 or better.
  5. Earned School of Computing GPA of 2.25 or better.
  6. Successful completion of a programming competency examination administered by the School of Computing.

Students pursing a major offered by the School of Computing should apply for admission at the end of the freshman year. Transfer students will be considered for admission after completing 6 hours of major courses in residence.

Grading Rubrics
Check the grading rubrics to find out how computer science professors grade research papers, individual projects, team-based projects, and presentations.
Microsoft Azure Dev Tools for Teaching (Formerly Imagine)
Need some Microsoft development tools? We’ve got you covered. Take a peek at the freebies you get as a Southern computer science major!

Poster Session
Computer science students develop posters each semester to present research and projects. Go here for some general guidelines on creating the posters.

Graduate Resources
Videos of Presentations at the School of Computing