Park University

The Department of Computer Science, Information Systems, and Mathematics is based on the main campus of Park University, just ten miles away from Kansas City, MO. The core curriculum of the school's B.S. program in information and computer science includes classes in computer networking, data management, discrete mathematics, management information systems, and programming. You can also take courses in artificial intelligence, calculus, computer architecture, and Web programming. This program is available in both campus-based and online formats. In addition, the department offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Based Information Systems.

Missouri Western State University

Missouri Western State is a small city school located approximately 45 miles away from Kansas City. The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program allows concentrations in either general computer science or computer information systems. Core courses include calculus, computing concepts, data technology, programming languages, and object-oriented applications. These classes can help you understand applied algorithms, explore high-level programming languages, and solve computer science-related problems. If you decide to pursue the general studies emphasis, you'll take additional classes in computer graphics, microcomputer assembly language, and operating systems concepts. The computer information systems specialization includes topics in computer systems and architecture, systems analysis and design, microcomputer applications, and Web page development.