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        Department of Computer Science

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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!

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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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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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OPPORTUNTIES IN CYBERSECURITY

The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity event held 5/2/17 was very well attended. Branch Chief Daniel Stein presented a wealth of opportunities for students in the field of cybersecurity, including fellowships, co-ops, internships, scholarships, certificates, work study programs and other educational opportunities available both within the government and other entities. Click on the photo link below to view a website with some of these opportunities listed. https://www.intelligencecareers.gov/icstudents.html. Dan Stein presenting 1

Forward Health Group hiring for Summer Internship

Forward Health Group in Madison, WI is looking for a summer intern for the Application Development department. Located on Capital Square, Forward Health Group, is looking for a highly motivated individual to join their Application Development department. This individual should have some knowledge of a front end language (html, css, javascript, etc.) and some knowledge of a back end language (php, python, java, c++, etc.). Please send your resume to preston.brink@forwardhealthgroup.com if you are interested.

Cybersecurity Presentation

EXPLORING_CYBERSECURITY_PRESENTATION Dan Stein, Branch Chief for the Department of Homeland Security, Division of Cybersecurity Education and Awareness will present at 5:00 p.m. in Hyer Hall, Room 320 on May 2, 2017. Click photo above for more details.