B.S. in Computer Science

B.S. in Computer Science
B.S. in Computer Science
Career opportunities in computer science are wide open, allowing you to find positions in areas of specific interest to you. You’re building technological tools to make the technology we use now – and will in the future – work better. You are a problem solver, writing software to make computers accomplish tasks, or creating applications for mobile devices, program software, websites, etc. You can design new technologies for existing or new devices, solving society’s needs for data and more efficient communication and infrastructure.

Computer scientists are collaborators, working within teams from other areas of expertise to determine and resolve problems, needs and issues. At Nebraska, you’ll gain software development and knowledge ofprogramming languages with hardware experiences to provide you a solid base in this exciting career, beginning in your freshman year.

Focus Areas
During your time at Nebraska, you’ll take more than half of your course work in computer science software and hardware, mathematics, and the natural sciences. Our program also offers a specialized focus in one of four areas:
  • artificial intelligence
  • foundations
  • informatics
  • networking & high-end computing
  • Plus, you can minor in Mathematics taking only one additional course along with those required for the major.

There has never been a better time to be a computer science major at NEBRASKA:
  • Average starting salaries for our graduates are around $60,000
  • 100% of those in the job market having been offered a full-time position prior to graduation
  • 84% of our students have participated in one or more internships
  • Engage in undergraduate research in the Holland Computer Center, Nebraska Intelligent MoBile Unmanned Systems (NIMBUS) lab, the lab for Empirically-based Software Quality Research and Development (ESQuaReD), the Constraint Systems Lab; or work alongside faculty on any of their research projects.
ABET Accreditation Process

The B.S. degree in Computer Science is accreditated by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET


Undergraduate Catalog
  • Association for Computer Machinery
  • Computing for All
  • Game Developers Club
  • IEEE
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Consultant
  • Game Programmer
  • iPhone Application Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Principal Software Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Development Engineer
  • Velocity Software Engineer
  • Web Application Developer
  • Amazon
  • Hudl
  • Sandhills Publishing
  • Zillow
  • Boeing
  • NASA
  • IBM
  • Microsoft
  • National Instruments
  • Intel
  • and many more!

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