B.S. in Computer Science
The Mike Cottrell College of Business bachelor of science (B.S.) in computer science prepares graduates for innovative careers in software engineering, system administration, management, programming, and research. Whether programming software in Java, debugging code, maintaining information security or developing responsive websites in PHP, students in the computer science degree program at UNG learn the skills to program in multiple languages, develop databases and infrastructure, and think critically in their field of study.
Bachelor's degree seeking students may declare a Business major at any point, but must successfully complete an online advising module related to their business major and meet admission requirements prior to enrolling in any advanced 3000/4000 level course.
What can you do with a career in computer science?
Graduates from the program have gone on into careers in software development, web programming, information security and systems analysis at a number of organizations including Blizzard Entertainment, IBM, UPS, the U.S. Army and multiple other organizations.
Positions in computer science are high demand and have opportunities to work with cutting-edge technologies. A degree in computer science is not only intellectually rich but has the opportunity to greatly impact our everyday lives. This exciting field is growing at a rapid rate and provides an exhilarating opportunity to become a life-long learner and technology leader.
The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems offers two elite competition opportunities for Computer Science students.
The UNG programming team, the “Codin’ Nighthawks,” competes annually at ACM and CCSC programming competitions in the region.In addition to traditional programming, the Mike Cottrell College of Business also has a Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) team that students may participate in with weekly practices prior to the Southeastern Qualifying Competition.