Computer Science Department

Why Study Computer Science?

The Computer Science Program will provide you with a solid understanding of the fundamental concepts of, and an appreciation for, the power and applicability of computer science.

As a Computer Science major, you will be thoroughly prepared for graduate study, careers in business or industry, or teaching at the secondary level.

The goals of the Computer Science program are to:

  • Build critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Foster and promote ethical behavior and respect for diversity
  • Provide training in theoretical and practical aspects of the field
  • Provide background courses in areas of computer science as required by other departments

Computer Science Major

The curriculum progresses through courses in object-oriented programming, analysis and design, data structures and algorithms, theory of computation, computer organization and design, computer security, Internet and networking, database theory and applications, web programming, and other required courses and electives.

Due to the fast-changing nature of the field, our Computer Science faculty are constantly evaluating course offerings and adding new classes to keep ahead of developments.


Note: The Undergraduate Catalog contains the most up-to-date Computer Science Program Requirements.


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Computer Science News

 

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Student Entrepreneurs Mean Business

12/05/2013

They say what happens in the Mac lab, stays in the Mac lab, or, does it? When Cody Schmitt and Kyle Howatt met in the Mac lab in a Web Design course in the spring of 2012, neither of them knew that they would be future business partners. Read More

 

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