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Department of Computer Science

The Computer Science Department is committed to being a model of creativity and technical leadership. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to providing our students with the best possible education by offering courses in the latest technologies and providing the attention and support that is needed to produce talented graduates in the fields of computer science and technology.

What You Will Learn

The Department of Computer Science offers two programs of study at the undergraduate level.  A Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science and a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Technology.

Our curriculum is designed to meet the guidelines of  the Computing Accreditation Commission of  ABET – our accreditation body - and recommendations  from our External Advisory Board which guides the department in identifying skills students need to be competitive in today’s rapidly evolving high-tech industry. Students will learn concepts in computer science and computer technology that will create a foundation for all future endeavors, whether in the work place or in an advanced degree program. Our association with the External Advisory Board helps us to stay relevant in a rapidly changing environment.

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Undergraduate Graduate Certificate

B.S. in Computer Science

The Computer Science Program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org. Graduates of the Program will be prepared to apply their knowledge within field settings and to pursue graduate studies in Computer Science. Learn More

B.S. in Computer Technology

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Technology Program is for the student whose primary interest is in applying available technology to solve practical problems for end users. Graduates of the Program will be prepared to combine their knowledge of current computer tools and technologies and their expertise in effective communication within field settings. Learn More

M.S. in Computer Science

The Master of Science in Computer Science program expands upon fundamental computer science concepts and their applications and the compatibility of this discipline with other disciplines such as Information Technology, Signal Processing, Biomedical Computing, Digital Systems, Scientific Computing and Robotics. This program builds upon the computer science foundation to increase the knowledge base of our students in order for them to pursue diverse 21st century careers. Learn More

Doctor of Science in Computer Science

Applicants must possess a baccalaureate degree in an appropriate scientific discipline, such as computer science, engineering, chemistry, physics, or mathematics. A GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in the last 60 credit hours is preferred. Learn More

Computer Science Certificate Program

The Computer Science Certificate Program is a post-baccalaureate program designed to strengthen the expertise of professionals in key computer science areas. Graduates of the program will be better able to contribute to the increasingly technological work environment of the local economy. Students acquire direct experience with state-of-the-art hardware and software. Classes meet in the evening, and a student may take up to five years to complete requirements. Learn More