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Faculty congratulating Spring 2016 graduates.


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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.

News

YEAR END CELEBRATION

CS Year-end celebration Thursday, December 15, 2016; noon - 1:30 p.m.; 101 McGraw Hall on UW-Whitewater campus. Contact cs@uww.edu for more information.    

Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Computer Science is seeking to add a new member to the department. The complete posting is at this link.

Internship Opportunity

Internship opportunity working in a mainframe environment for Summer 2017 with State of Wisconsin. Interested students should be juniors or seniors planning to graduate by May 2018. They should be self-motivated and attentive to details. If interested, contact our office (cs@uww.edu) for more details. Recommendation of a computer science instructor is required.

Colloquium Presentation Friday 11/18/16

Friday, November 18, 2016 Hyer Hall, Room 214 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m Dr. Xinyu Zhang, Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Zhang will introduce his group's recent research that unleashes human fingers from touchscreen and onto ubiquitous surfaces. For more information.