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Option 1: Software Design, Bachelor of Science Degree

The computer industry is one of the fastest growing segments of our economy. Computers are used in almost every aspect of our lives, and more than ever, there is a demand for a workforce with the scientific and technical training necessary to perform effectively on the job.

Why choose Computer Science at UCM?

  • Three laboratories of networked PCs running Linux and Windows, with email, Web access, programming language compilers and a variety of computer software available, support the Computer Science program.
  • The Computer Science program is a member of the Microsoft Developer Network Academic Alliance and Oracle Academic Initiative.
  • Computer Science is one of the four high-demanded occupational categories in Missouri.

What will I study?
UCM's Computer Science program is designed according to ACM's curriculum recommendations and is periodically revised to meet the fast-changing pace of computer science in today's world.

Courses include:

  • Algorithm Design and Analysis
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Graphics
  • Data Structures
  • Software Engineering

What can I do with a degree in Computer Science?

  • Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • IT Manager
  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer

How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value an engaging learning experience that includes student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Computer Science, there is the opportunity to be involved in the student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery.

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.
Computer Science classes are taught by experienced and caring faculty members who believe in individualized attention for their students. The Computer Science faculty conduct research in their areas, present their research results at various national and international conferences, and produce publications in major research journals.

Learn more about Computer Science at UCM
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

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