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        Department of Computer Science

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Faculty congratulating Spring 2016 graduates.


Department of Computer Science Video, Spring 2016

The major is geared toward students who want to pursue careers in software engineering, commercial software production, systems programming, Web development, and network, database, or computer design. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, half of the 10 fastest-growing careers for college graduates are computer science-related.

The Computer Science Department offers a liberal arts major, leading to a Bachelor of Science with or Bachelor of Arts in computer science. There are two emphasis options: a general (requires a minor) or comprehensive emphasis.

Sample 4-year plans are posted in the Student Resources page.

Other department offerings include a Master of Science in Computer Science Degree with a 4+1 option for computer science majors and minors. There are also several minors/emphases for students who would like a stronger background in computer science to complement their chosen major.

Congratulations Alex Hall!

Alex Hall Headshot for web

March 2015: He has received a National Science Foundation Research Fellowship for Computer Graphics and Visualization. Alex is a 2013 graduate of our program, currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree at the University of California-Berkeley. While attending UW-W, Alex participated in undergraduate research projects including Interactive Degree Planner with Drs. Gunawardena, Samaranayake and Thao and NSF supported Computer Visioning research with Dr. Mukherjee.

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Wells Fargo Campus Analytics Challenge

There are still a few days left to enter this challenge: Wells Fargo Campus Analytics Challenge- What can you build better with us? About the Wells Fargo campus challenge: -Students must analyse the data set provided in the link to suggest product ideas -Wells Fargo is giving out $11,000 to the Top 7 performers of this challenge -Top performers will be invited to attend the Wells Fargo Analytics summit in San Francisco in March 2018 -They are also interested in recruiting students through this challenge (previous solvers have been recruited by Wells Fargo!) http://links.mindsumo.com/wf/click…

END OF SEMESTER

We are bidding a fond farewell to our class of 35 Spring 2017 graduates today at 12:30 p.m. in Heide Hall, Room 100. Please join us! There will be a potluck lunch provided by the faculty and staff. We are also taking a few minutes to say goodbye to our faculty member, Cheng Thao who will be leaving for new opportunities in Minnesota.

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