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Teaching and Research that Prepares for Success

The Department of Computer Science’s  15 faculty members and undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students form a community of scholars at the leading edge of today’s Information Society.

Computer Science subjects complement the disciplines of mathematics, science, economics, business, art, philosophy, geography, linguistics, rhetoric and communication, psychology, and sociology.

The computer science majors combine many topics in computing practice with mathematical material on its foundations, including prediction and modeling of efficiency, meaning and form in programming languages, and the fundamental limits of computing.

Students with primary interests in particular applications of computing can combine a major in computer science with a major or minor in another discipline. Such combinations may be attractive to prospective employers because of today's growing demand for well-prepared specialists.

Groundbreaking Research

Faculty members are engaged in cutting-edge research involving everything from natural language processing to artificial intelligence to computational geometry. Students benefit from affiliated research centers, such as:

Chair, Neil Murray, PhD.,

 

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Students participate in more than 200 student clubs and honor societies, and enjoy a busy calendar of campus events.