Computer science is the study of algorithmic processes and the
machines that carry out these processes. It is a mix of theory,
application, design, and experiment. Methods and ideas drawn from
computer science are increasingly important in
other scientific disciplines, as well as
and social sciences.
Most of all, we think computer science is fun. Our
energetic faculty have active research programs
and typically involve student researchers during the summer and the
academic year. Check out our
department highlights to learn more about
computer science and our department.
We have a growing pool of highly successful graduates.
Our students continue on to successful careers in a wide variety of
fields including the computing and financial industries.
A number of our students continue on to graduate work as well.
and technology can change the world for the better, and there are many
great reasons for
choosing computer science. Contrary to fears generated by
outsourcing, computer science-related jobs are still some of
positions available to freshly-minted graduates.