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Computer Science

Computer Science is a technologically intense program that emphasizes computer programming, theory, and design. Students who choose to major in Computer Science typically enjoy programming and designing new software. Graduates working the field tend to interact primarily with other technical professionals. Emphasis is places on language, computational theory, and the mathematical structure needed in the field of computer science.

General Information

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing

Department Website Computer Science
Degree(s) Offered

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Master of Science in Computer Science

Possible Employment Settings
  • Banks, Savings/Commercial
  • Computer Consulting Firms
  • Computer Corporations
  • Data Processing Firms
  • Educational Institutions
  • Engineering Firms
  • Hospitals
  • Financial Firms
  • Insurance Companies
  • Marketing Research Departments
  • Professional and Technical Journals
  • Publishing and Communications
  • Research and Development
  • Utilities Companies
  • Weather Bureaus
Federal Agencies

  • Central Intelligence Agency
  • Department of Commerce
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • National Security Agency
Occupational Opportunities
Computer Operations
Computer Hardware/Software Engineer
Computer Operator
Data Entry Operator
Operations ManagerDesign
Computer Applications Engineer
Computer Systems Analyst
Course Instructor
Network Analyst
Production Manager
Technical Writer
Telecommunications Specialist
WebmasterInformation Management
Computer Software Engineer
Data Processing Director
Database Manager
MIS Director
Network Administrator

Educational Media Technician
Instructional Designer

Programmers and Analysts
Computer Scientist
Database Administrator
Operations Research Analyst
Software Designer
Systems Analyst
Systems Designer
Systems Support
Web DeveloperSales, Marketing, and Retailing
Account Executive
Computer Sales
Equipment Dealer
Market Researcher
Operations Manager
Product ManagerSecurity
Computer Security Investigator
Info Security Manager

Severs, Maintenance, and Installation
Data Processing Equipment Repairer
Field Service Technician
Office Machine Repairer

Word and Data Processing
Auxiliary Equipment Operator
Communications Specialist
Computer Operations Manager

Professional and Student Organizations
Salary Information

Last updated: 2/17/2020