Description of Major
This major educates students about computer software. Computer scientists study methods of representing, organizing, and manipulating information. They are concerned with ways to solve problems more efficiently and with ways to simulate human reasoning. Some of the important areas of computer science are the design of more powerful or more easily used computer languages, the design of more powerful compilers that translate programs written in computer languages into machine-executable code, the design of operating systems and the design of networks and methodologies for computing over multiple distributed machines.
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Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in business, industry, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for computer science graduates, including: