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Computer Science Major

Computer Science (CS)

Admission Requirements

Exploring Software and Hardware Development

 Strong Career Preparation

There is an emphasis on math, systems development, programming, algorithm design and analysis. With or without co-op, you will be ready for the modern world.

 Your Degree, Your Way

Customize your computing degree by adding in an area of emphasis in another discipline such as music, biology, business for a well-rounded portfolio.

 Access Diverse Electives

In your senior years, use more elective credits to pursue your interests in areas like Human Computer Interaction and Game Programming

What Can You Do with a Degree in CS?

Graduates of the Computer Science program at the U of G go on to careers where they explore problems, build innovative computing solutions and contribute to the evolution of technology around the world.

Here are just a few careers our CS program graduates have successfully pursued:

  • Software developer
  • Game programmer
  • Mobile application developer
  • Web infrastructure developer
  • Systems architect

Why Computer Science?

Nothing is more exciting than working and studying in the cutting-edge field of computer science and creating solutions and technological advancements for our modern world.

Students in the CS program may also be interested in studying Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mathematical Science, Engineering Systems and Computing, or other majors.

CS Course Calendar

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Our CS co-op is a five-year program, with five co-op work terms, providing opportunities to work with a wide variety of employers. Co-op is designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.

CS Co-op Calendar

Sooraj Modi
When I was first applying to University programs, I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do or where I wanted to go. I knew I liked working on problems, so I picked Computer Science since those skillsets aligned with my interests. I’m so glad I did – the degree has been such a great experience for me. I came in not knowing anything about computer science, and now I’ve interned with Bell and am learning about things like artificial intelligence. The sense of community is also phenomenal – every week we’re running community events and technical events. Everyone here – faculty and staff – want you to succeed. I’ve really valued this experience and grown from it.

Sooraj Modi
Computer Science
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