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College of Engineering, Computing, Technology, and Mathematics

Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in computer science. Computer science is a broad and multidisciplinary field. Its general focus is on the design, analysis and use of computer hardware and software. As an academic discipline, it does not focus on just one technology, programming language, or computer architecture. Rather, it seeks to ground you in the fundamental concepts that are applicable to many environments. Whether you are ready to apply or just browsing we hope that the links on this page will assist you in your goal.

ABET Accreditation

Developed by technical professionals from ABET’s member societies, our criteria focus on what students experience and learn.

Sought worldwide, ABET’s voluntary peer-review process is highly respected because it adds critical value to academic programs in the technical disciplines, where quality, precision, and safety are of the utmost importance.

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Earn a Minor

You can now earn a minor in Computer Science!

With a minor in computer science, you learn to utilize essential computer science concepts along with hands-on applications that relate to your field of study.

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