Department Chair: Dr. Elyn Rykken, Professor of Mathematics
Associate Professors: Benjamin, Kussmaul
Assistant Professor: Reyes-Silveyra
Computer science encompasses the study of computation and information processing in both hardware and software. The curriculum combines a rigorous foundation in programming and core CS topics with a variety of advanced electives. The CS major will prepare students for graduate work or employment in a variety of roles, including as analysts, software designers and developers, and systems administrators.
At commencement honors in computer science are awarded to qualified students. The requirements for honors are: (a) a grade point average in the computer science major of at least 3.50, (b) an overall grade point average of at least 3.30, and (c) successful completion of a significant research project approved by the CS faculty.