Computer Science

Throughout the Computer Science program at Lakehead, you’ll study the principles and uses of computers in a comprehensive and thorough manner. We start with the basics of programming and build a wide spectrum of skills covering many aspects of the field and setting the foundation for  a career in this exciting and rewarding  discipline.

Interested in The Computer Science PROGRAM?

Students interested in the program at Lakehead University will gain

  • Valuable computing experience starting with an introduction to programming
  • Instruction and experience with methodologies for designing and writing larger programs in a number of areas  such as mobile computing, networks and game programming.
  • Potential Co-Op experience, with a paid salary

What is Computer Science?

Computer Science is the systematic study of methodical procedures, algorithms, computation and applications. It merges the practical side of a wide variety of technologies with the scientific foundations and theory.


The Program will Include:

  • Comprehensive curriculum detailing several languages, including Java and C/C++
  • Artificial Intelligence, Computer Graphics, Object-Oriented Design Methodologies, Internet Security, Mobile Computing, Big Data, Health Informatics,  Networking, Compilers  and Programming Languages
  • Flexibility to choose electives in an area from the Faculty of Science and environmental studies, or to follow courses from the Faculty of Business that lead towards their  entrepreneurship certificate.