Computing Sciences

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Computing Sciences Visit Day Nov. 19

Join us to tour campus, see our classrooms and labs, and meet with Computing Sciences Department faculty on Tuesday, Nov. 19, at noon.

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If you enjoy working with computers and using your creativity and imagination to solve problems, consider making a career out of it!

Our computer science programs encourage hands-on learning in both group and individual classroom settings. We offer four undergraduate programs:

The Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science includes a set of required core courses with the flexibility to choose from among a wide variety of elective courses in the various areas of computer science.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science teaches you about computer languages, programming, database systems, and how to create software that serves the needs of a wide variety of industries. It is recommended if you plan to apply to graduate school.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Engineering is our newest major within the department. It combines aspects of computer science (software) and computer engineering (hardware) while being introduced to the field of electronic engineering. Here you’ll learn about digital circuit design and micro-controllers, all while understanding how the entire computer works.
 
If you want to learn how to create innovative ways people interact with technology, we offer a Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Web Design and Development is where you master the skills needed to build and design engaging websites, mobile apps, and computer games.

We also offer a minor in Computer Science to enhance any program of study. Your working knowledge of programming languages, computer technology, database maintenance, and computer graphics will give you an edge in any profession.

A minor in Multimedia Web Design and Development is also a great option if you are pursuing a major in computer science, communication, visual communication design or business, and would like to learn skills in the construction of web-based interactive media.

If you want to study Computer Engineering with a strong foundation in mathematics and the physical sciences, you will find it in the University’s College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture.

Get Hands-On Experience

Learn from expert faculty in a small classroom setting and will have opportunities to publish research with your professors and present at national and regional conferences.

Listen to what our students are saying about our programs and internships.

Career Outlook

The computer and technology industries continue to accelerate and branch out in many new and exciting directions.

The average annual salary for computer science majors is approximately $114,000 according to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, the employment of computer and information research scientists is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.

Some of our recent graduates work at companies like FitBit, YouTube, United Technologies, and General Electric.

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Tutoring

We are invested in your success and offer peer tutoring opportunities with upper classmen during the fall and spring semesters in our Computer Science Peer Tutoring Lab in Dana Hall 230. The hours are posted outside D230. Just stop in!

Meet the Computing Sciences Department

Timothy J. Becker
Assistant Professor
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Eric Boisvert
Adjunct Professor
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Zhoujun Duan
Assistant Professor
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Andrew Jung
Associate Professor
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Carolyn Pe Rosiene
Department Chair; Professor
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Ingrid Russell
Professor
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Roy Vanegas
Assistant Professor
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Debi Perleoni
Office Coordinator
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Rebecca Berman
Office Coordinator
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