Skip to Main Navigation | Skip to Content

150plus Academic Programs
Visit the University of Central Missouri
95 percent of graduates feel prepared for the workforce.
15-To-Finish Scholarship
15-To-Finish Scholarship

Computer Science

View 4 year plan

What can I do with this major

RFI graphic

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?

  • State of the art facility
  • Balance of practice and theory
  • Computer Science is one of the four high-demanded occupational categories in Missouri.
  • Program adapts to meet continually evolving industry needs.
  • Highly qualified and dedicated faculty.

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
  • Secure Programming
  • Information Assurance
  • Software Engineering
  • Client/Server Program Applications

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 and Upsilon Pi Epsilon.

About our Faculty:
The student to faculty ratio at UCM is 19 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
School of Computer Science and Mathematics

Request more info about UCM.