B.S. in Computer Science

B.S. in Computer Science
B.S. in Computer Science

Our computer science major has moved to the College of Engineering. Learn more about what that means for current and prospective students.

Computer scientists are collaborators, working within teams from other areas of expertise to determine and resolve needs and issues. You’re using and building the tools to make the technology we use now—and will in the future—work better. 

Computer science majors learn programming languages and theory that will prepare them for any computing career path. 

Focus areas of this major include: 

  • artificial intelligence
  • foundations
  • informatics
  • networking
  • high-end computing

Computer science majors focus on theory and frequently double major or minor in another area of study such as business or math. Students can also add an additional minor if they’ve already completed the foreign language requirement. 

ABET Accreditation Process

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


Undergraduate Catalog
Course Hours
Red Dot CSCE/Software 36
Green Dot Math 15
Orange Dot Natural Sciences 12
Blue Dot General Studies 21
Fuchsia Dot Foreign Language 16
Purple Dot Open Electives 11
Yellow Dot Technical Electives 9
Computer Science Credit Hours Per Major Circle Graph


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AREAS OF STUDY

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Visualization
  • Informatics
  • Data Science
  • Advanced Algorithms
  • Constraint Processing
  • Data Mining
  • Cryptogaphy 
  • Cybersecurity

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Consultant
  • Game Programmer
  • iPhone Application Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Principal Software Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Software Developer
  • Software Development Engineer
  • Velocity Software Engineer
  • Web Application Developer
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