Computer science deals with the storage, transformation and transfer of information. It is often considered to be a branch of engineering because of its applicability.
Every course requires students to write computer programs and use a variety of computer languages, hardware and operating systems to prepare for work in industrial, commercial, government or university settings.
Experience computer science firsthand through our research facilities:
Gain practical professional experience through UA's optional cooperative education program in the computer science field of your choice. Through co-op, you’ll alternate semesters of work and school while earning a competitive salary.
Interact with other computer science students and professionals in the field through the Akron Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery.
A degree in computer science offers many opportunities for professionals with technical knowledge and computer skills who can write and communicate effectively.
Possible positions with a bachelor's degree: