Hit the Ground Coding

Earn a bachelor of science degree in computer science with an applied option in software engineering or web and mobile software development.

Work for a Start-Up


In web-based start-up class, you'll break into teams, choose your own start-up idea, talk to customers, design and code. Bring your own chair!

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Open Source Projects


Work with students across disciplines to develop apps

Real World Experience


Internships start your first year

In Demand


100% job placement for computer science students

Computer Science is for Everyone and Every Career


   Today, computer science is for everyone, thanks to people like instructor Jill Hubbard. Jill’s passion for sharing the power of computing extends beyond the school year and into the summer. That’s when she and her Computer Science for Oregon partners put their $1 million National Science Foundation grant to use, helping K-12 teachers from around Oregon find creative ways to explore computing with their own students.


About the Degree

OSU-Cascades offers a bachelor of science in computer science with an applied option in software engineering or web and mobile software development. Some of the most exciting and promising areas of computer science lie in the ability to extract insight out of extremely large sets of data and deliver those insights to businesses and consumers in real time over web and mobile applications.

You will develop the multi-disciplinary skill set required to solve these and many other problems as you take courses in algorithm development, machine learning and data analysis, database design, web and mobile application development, UX design, and entrepreneurship. This program will provide you with a solid foundation in computer science and prepare you to join one of the fastest moving and exciting areas of technology.

The program also offers a minor in computer science.

Degree Requirements

Ready for Work, Thanks to Internship


Thought summer life for college students is all about sunbathing, barbeques, and binge-watching Netflix? Not so much. Just ask senior Hanna Bennett, who spent three months on a software engineering team with tech company CBT Nuggets.

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Sample Courses

 Data Structures
Analysis of Algorithms
Mobile Software Development
Computer Architecture & Assembly Language
Operating Systems
Software Engineering
Cloud Application Development
Network Security
Web Development
Programming Language Fundamentals
Social and Ethical Issues in CS

Contact Us

Future students should connect with an admissions advisor for admission and program questions.

1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, OR  97702
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Phone: 541-322-3119