B.S. Computer Science
Get Inside Computers
This program prepares you to design, develop and test computing systems for a variety of purposes. Become proficient in various operating systems, programming languages and techniques and computer architecture with many opportunities to practice your skills on real-world projects. Students may specialize in the area that best supports their interests and goals.
- Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
- Cybersecurity and Computer Architecture
- Automated Analysis and Reconfigurable Computing
- Fault-Tolerant Systems
- Resilient and Survivable Systems
- Evolutionary Computation and Biological Modeling
- Collaborative Virtual Environments
- Large Scale Data Management
- Nationally Ranked for Best Value – the only public college in Idaho to be ranked a best value college by Forbes, Money, U.S. News and World Report and The Princeton Review.
- Top 7 in the Nation for “infusing real-world experiences into engineering education” through our undergraduate Senior Capstone Design Program – National Academy of Engineering
- Center for Secure and Dependable Systems (CSDS) – Collaborate in research dedicated to strengthening the nation’s cyber infrastructure and explore our computer science-based cybersecurity curriculum.
- Personalized Attention from nationally and internationally recognized faculty and staff through small class sizes, 1-on-1 interaction, mentorship, advising and research collaboration. Most faculty hold Ph.D.s in their field.
- Highest Early-Career Salary Earnings of any 4-year public college in Idaho for undergraduate degree recipients – Payscale
- More than $30M in Scholarships U of I awards more scholarships than any 4-year public college in Idaho. – 2019/20 Financial Aid Data
- 87% Graduate with a Job or are enrolled in graduate education – Career Outcomes Survey
- Hands-On Experience, Guaranteed ALL U of I College of Engineering students participate in hands-on experiences, through our nationally recognized Senior Capstone Design Program and Engineering Design EXPO, Cooperative Education Program (Co-op), Idaho’s only Grand Challenge Scholars Program and paid undergraduate assistantships.
The Computer Science undergraduate degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
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