Computer Science

Contact Information

Hien Nguyen
Associate Professor & Dept Chairperson
Phone: 262-472-5170
Athula Gunawardena
Phone: 262-472-1469
Location: Mcgraw 110
Jiazhen Zhou 
Associate Professor & Graduate, Program Coordinator 
Phone: 262-472-5172
Location: Mcgraw 104c 

Computer Science

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.

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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.

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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550

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