On the other hand, if you want to study computer science and wants to become a software engineer, then it's a lot easier. You can start learning how to program first, there are a lot of resources on the internet, including coursera, udemy, edux etc. Start from the basics. You should master the basic algorithms and data structure. There is also a lot of different focus areas for computer science in general, for example, web programming, network programming, etc. You can explore a bit and see which area you like the most. You don't have to study computer science in college, but you should definitely choose a STEM field, like Math, Science and Engineering.
Being a computer software engineer is lot more easier. One can train in any programming language and express your logic in it and build softwares.
It is very interesting field, if you like puzzles and you like to build stuffs for your friends to use.