How we shine...
Students can select from one of four areas of study where they can apply computer science concepts
A survey of graduates since 2001 reflects that 94% were enrolled in grad school or employed in a related career within 1 year
Our Computer Science program has been continuously accredited since 1987
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College of Business & Social Sciences
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
About Computer Science...Computer science offers a foundation that permits graduates to adapt to new technologies and new ideas. The work of computer scientists falls into three categories: a) designing and building software; b) developing effective ways to solve computing problems, such as storing information in databases, sending data over networks or providing new approaches to security problems; and c) devising new and better ways of using computers and addressing particular challenges in areas such as robotics, computer vision, or digital forensics.
What careers have our graduates pursued?Computer Programming, Software Engineering, Database Administration, Network Administration
Our graduates have gone on to work atCenturyLink, Cyber Innovation Center, and elsewhere
Where have our students gone on to graduate school?University of Alabama, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Texas A&M University, Texas State University, University of North Carolina
Check out some of our learning opportunities:
- Internships with CenturyLink, Bowman Systems, and Praeses
- Interested students frequently work in undergraduate research projects under the direction of a faculty member
Take advantage of online learning.We currently offer two online course and are in the process of developing more.
Get involved beyond the classroom:ACM (The Association for Computing Machinery), Upsilon Pi Epsilon (The National Computer Science Honorary Society)
Student resources includeThe Advanced Computing Environment (ACE) Laboratory
Where are our faculty's interests?Computer Science faculty have ongoing research projects in data communications, computer graphics, and artificial intelligence.
Accreditation/Affiliations:The program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET