Academic Dept Assoc
Phone: (262) 472-1666
Location: Mcgraw 104
Phone: (262) 472-1469
Location: Mcgraw 110
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone: (262) 472-5172
The Computer Science major at UW-Whitewater complements a robust technological presence on campus, which includes programs in Information Technology and Media Arts & Game Development.
The major is geared toward students who want to pursue careers in software engineering, commercial software production, systems programming, Web development, and network, database, or computer design. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, half of the 10 fastest-growing careers for college graduates are computer science-related.
The Computer Science Department offers a liberal arts major, leading to a Bachelor of Science with or Bachelor of Arts in computer science. There are two emphasis options: a general (requires a minor) or comprehensive emphasis.
In addition, the department offers a Master's of Science to begin Fall 2017 and several minors/emphases for students who would like a stronger background in computer science and mathematics to complement their chosen major.
For more information, current events and research opportunities, please visit http://cs.uww.edu/
According to a Washington Post article dated 10/17/16, Computer Science was rated #1 major with the highest median rate of pay for new college graduates. Most popular entry level jobs were Software Engineer, Systems Engineer and Web Developer.