Bachelor of Science Computer Science + Writing & Rhetoric

A graduate of the Computer Science + Writing & Rhetoric (CS + W&R) bachelor’s program will be ideally suited for many positions in writing and computer science. A richly interdisciplinary field drawing on humanistic and social science methodologies, rhetoric and writing studies will complement technical training in CS with the capacity to assess and communicate in writing the ethical, cultural, and political affordances and constraints of social computing. With the ongoing intersection of social behaviors and computational systems, including the proliferation of AI, professionals with theoretical and practical capacity in both computer science and rhetoric and writing are well positioned to keep pace with technical developments in both computing and society.

Degree Requirements

The Program Prepares Students to Become

  • Software developers with value-added capacity to write persuasively and precisely across a range of genres and contexts.
  • Writers who understand and contribute to technological applications, and who can communicate complex systems in accessible ways.

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Student Organizations

DePaul is home to hundreds of student organizations to fit your interests and career goals, including the Computer Science Society, Data Science Group, Organization for Inclusion in Tech, and many more. These groups allow students to meet people, network, and discuss trends in their fields of interest.

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Learn more about the innovative research our faculty are doing, or get hands-on experience and the opportunity to collaborate with them on projects.

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CDM Scholarships

The CDM Scholarship Program provides funding to continuing students in the Jarvis College of Computing and Digital Media, and accepts applications annually.

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