Saint Martin's University's information technology (BSIT) program provides students the education and training needed for the fast-growing technology industry. Our state of the art engineering and computer science labs allow students to engage in a wide range of projects and work directly with highly-accomplished faculty.

Program highlights

  • A rigorous educational environment in which faculty members work closely with their students
  • Quality computer facilities
  • Small classes, enabling students to receive individual attention from faculty members
  • Updated class, library, computer, and study environment to support the program
  • A strong liberal arts component that broadens career options and the possibility of professional advancement

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Saint Martin’s University and the computer science department offer unique characteristics for students to succeed. Computer science faculty members work with students individually and in small classes, in a rigorous educational environment. The in-class portion of the program is supplemented by hands-on experience in the university’s computer labs, optional off-campus internships, and applied student projects that take advantage of the university’s excellent career center as well as its privileged geographic location that is just minutes from the state capital and within sixty miles of Seattle.

Technology and computer science provides the backbone for every industry in the 21st century. Graduates with a bachelor of science in information technology are well-positioned for a variety of positions, including:

  • Computer network architect
  • Computer programmer
  • Computer systems analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information security analyst
  • Network and computer systems
  • Administrator
  • Software developer
  • Web developer

For a complete list of professional applications, visit "What Can I Do With This Major?". For additional information about how Saint Martin’s can help you find the career for you, visit our Career Center.



  • Core (37 semester hours)
  • Math (nine to 10 semester hours)
  • Computer (51 semester hours)

Visit the undergraduate academic catalog for a complete breakdown of CORE (general) requirements for bachelor's degrees.

  • MTH 161 Mathematical Methods for Business (3) and Social Sciences OR MTH 171 Calculus I (4)
  • MTH 200 Mathematics for Computer Science (3) 
  • MTH 201 Introduction to Statistics (3) or MTH 357 Probability and Statistics (3)
  • BA 305 Business Communications or ENG 306 Professional and Academic Writing Skills (3) 236
  • GE 359 Professional Ethics, Legal Issues and Applied Economics in Contemporary Society (3)
  • CSC 101 Introduction to Computer Science (3) 
  • CSC 180 Introduction to Programming (3)
  • CSC 210 Database Fundamentals (3)
  • CSC 310 Database Design and Application (3)
  • CSC 345 Data Communications and Networking (3)
  • CSC 355 Web Database Development (3)
  • CSC 357 Video Game Development - Java (3)
  • CSC 360 Introduction to Data Analysis (3)
  • CSC 380 Administering and Managing Databases (3)
  • CSC 385 Operating System Architecture (3)
  • CSC 423 Data Warehouse (3)
  • CSC 325 Computer Security (3)  
  • CSC 446 Software Engineering: Analysis and Design (3)
  • CSC 481 Senior Project I (3)
  • CSC 482 Senior Project II (3)
  • 6 additional credit hours of upper division electives in computer science