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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.

News

Computer science lecture

Assistant Professor Zachary Oster of the Department of Computer Science will speak about software design on Wednesday, Nov. 15, specifically on the issue of how to reconcile differences in priorities between different audiences using the software. His talk at 12:30 p.m. in McGraw 122 will include projects he has worked on with UW-Whitewater students.

Search for a new faculty member has begun

The Department of Computer Science is currently recruiting an Assistant Professor in Networking & Security to join next fall. Position Description and instructions for applying can be found here.

MS in CS Information Session

Have you been wondering about the options for joining the graduate program in computer science? If so, we have an event this Wednesday at 12:30 to answer your questions:

Opportunity for graduate/future graduate

King Show Games, Minnetonka, MN hiring C++/C# Programmers and Software Engineers. Click on link for more details.

ABOUT TO GRADUATE?

MOXE Health Systems would like to hire one of our graduates for their Software Engineer position. Click on link for more details.