Computer Science

A 48-hour major and an 18-hour minor in Computer Science are offered. Computer Science as a field grew out of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Psychology. It synthesized aspects of these fields and grew exponentially over the past half century, both in terms of the number of Computer Science practitioners and its economic and social impact on the world. Studying the field of Computer Science develops abilities to think logically and promotes excellent problem solving skills. Students who major in Computer Science might consider a minor in Mathematics, Psychology, or Multimedia and Information Technology.