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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
College

Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing

Department Website Department of Computer Sciences
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 Manager

Design
Computer Applications Engineer
Computer Systems Analyst
Course Instructor
Network Analyst
Production Manager
Technical Writer
Telecommunications Specialist
Webmaster

Information Management
Computer Software Engineer
Data Processing Director
Database Manager
MIS Director
Network Administrator

Education
Educational Media Technician
Instructional Designer
Teacher/Professor

Programmers and Analysts
Computer Scientist
Database Administrator
Operations Research Analyst
Programmer
Software Designer
Systems Analyst
Systems Designer
Systems Support
Web Developer

Sales, Marketing, and Retailing
Account Executive
Computer Sales
Equipment Dealer
Market Researcher
Operations Manager
Product Manager

Security
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: 10/2/2018