2023-2024 CATALOG

The Academic Catalog is the official listing of courses, programs of study, academic policies and degree requirements for Loyola University Chicago. It is published every year in advance of the next academic year.

Computer Science Certificate

This concise, nine-hour certificate program prepares you to enter the computer science field. It also positions you to complete a master’s degree in Information Technology or Software Engineering as well. In this program, you will: develop a thorough understanding of the principles of object-orientation, such as abstraction, delegation, inheritance, and polymorphism; learn basic design patterns; and gain programming experience in mainstream object-oriented languages such as C++ and Java.