• Overview
  • Inside the minds of computers.

    From developing cyber security software programs, to building complex wireless mobile devices, to creating social networking or gaming platforms, the work of computer scientists is as diverse as it is in demand.

    In this program, you will learn how to design, develop and test computing systems for a wide variety of purposes. You will become proficient in various operating systems, programming languages and techniques, and computer architecture, with many opportunities to practice your software development skills on real-world projects.

    Students have the flexibility to specialize in an area that best supports their interests and career goals. For example, you may focus on computer networking, cyber security, computer graphics, gaming and virtual environments, bioinformatics, software engineering, or many other areas.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Have strong skills in math and science
    • Enjoy working with computers and other technology
    • Are a creative problem solver
    • Are generally interested in how things work
    • Take personal initiative
    • Like the challenge of learning new things
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Information assurance software developer
    • Developer/designer of games and virtual environments
    • Software engineer
    • Operating systems and network administrator
    • Software architect
    • Bioinformatics specialist
    • Information technology specialist
    • Systems analyst
    • Database administrator
    • Computer support specialist
    • Information technology consultant