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The Department of Computer Science and Engineering provides you with a high-quality education by balancing the theoretical and experimental aspects of hardware and software issues.
The Bachelor of Science degree with a major in computer science is a professional degree designed to prepare the student for a career of further studies in the technology and application of computers.
Small classes and laboratories allow you to receive personal attention from faculty members and interact closely with your peers. You'll learn from faculty members who've been recognized by the National Science Foundation, the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
The program of study for the doctoral degree with a major in computer science and engineering includes formal course work, independent study and research. The purpose of the degree is to produce a professional capable of directing and conducting research within the discipline of computer science and engineering.
You'll be able to work closely with distinguished faculty members to solve complex problems faced by businesses and consumers.
Faculty research is supported through grants from federal and state institutions and private industry, including the:
The department offers comprehensive research that focuses on:
Research centers housed in the department include the Center for Computational Epidemiology and Response Analysis, the Center for Information and Cyber Security and more.
Possible career fields include:
Graduates with practical experience are expected to have favorable job prospects. This is a result of rapid growth in computer systems design and related services and the limited supply of qualified individuals.
Computer scientists and engineers also enjoy some of the highest starting salaries of any engineering profession.