Computer Science

Contact Information

Hien Nguyen
Department Chair & Associate Professor
Phone: 262-472-5170
Jiazhen Zhou 
Graduate Program Coordinator & Associate Professor
Phone: 262-472-5172
Location: Mcgraw 104c 
Sue Roberts
Academic Dept Associate
Phone: 262-472-1666
Location: Mcgraw 104

Majors & Minors

Computer Science Major

The department also offers a liberal arts major, leading to a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in computer science from the College of Letters and Sciences. The general computer science major consists of 8 core courses plus 4 specialization courses (2 courses from each of 2 areas). There is also a 65 credit comprehensive major which consists of 15 core courses, 4 specialization courses and requires no minor.

Comprehensive emphasis

65 units, no minor required

General Emphasis BA/BS

36 units, minor required



Minor - 23 Units

Computer Science

Minor - 23 Units

Media Arts and Game Development

Technology Emphasis

Minor - 21 Units

Web Site Development and Administration

Minor - 24 Units

Certificate - 15 Units


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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