Computer Science

Contact Information

Tricia Borchardt
Academic Dept Assoc
Phone: (262) 472-1666
Location: Mcgraw 104

Athula Gunawardena
Phone: (262) 472-1469
Location: Mcgraw 110

Jiazhen Zhou
Associate Professor & Graduate Program Coordinator
Phone: (262) 472-5172
Location: Mcgraw 104C

Careers in Computer Science

may be found in the following areas:

    • Software Engineering
    • Systems Programming
    • Web Development
    • Scientific Computing
    • Commercial Software
    • Network and Database Design

2014-2024 BLS projected employment growth

Link to article on July 26, 2017 House Panel hearing regarding need for computer scientists.

Position Announcements

12/15/17 Capgemini is an information technology consulting corporation seeking team members who flourish in a creative and diverse environment. They are currently seeking a QA Specialist (click link for position description and application instructions).


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.

4+1 Plan for Undergraduates

It is possible to complete a degree in a little over a year and start taking graduate courses Junior or Senior year as an undergrad.

Contact Dr. Jiazhen Zhou, Program Coordinator, for more information.


College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
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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