Careers in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science Degree in
Computer Science

What jobs are available?

Programmer, Software Engineer, Systems analyst, Database manager, System or network administrator, System or website designer, Security expert, Consultant, Teacher.

Who employs students with this major?
  • Large businesses
  • Management consulting firms
  • Accounting and auditing services
  • Banks and credit companies
  • Healthcare and insurance firms
  • Computer hardware & software manufacturers
  • School systems (K-12)
  • Colleges and universities
  • Computer consulting firms
  • Federal/state/local governments
Good skills or traits for students with this major:
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems in a variety of application domains.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly (both business and technical English).
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.
  • Affinity for mathematics.
  • Internship or co-op to gain experience or gain experience working on campus.
  • Certification for special platforms or programs like Novell or Microsoft.
  • A Ph.D. or Master's Degree for university teaching and some upper level positions.
  • Certification for teaching K-12 (required in most public schools).
Special training, degrees or experience I may need:
  • Internship or co-op to gain experience or gain experience working on campus
  • Certification for special platforms or programs - like Novell or Microsoft
  • A Ph.D. or Master's Degree for university teaching and some upper level positions
  • Certification for teaching K-12 (Required in most public schools)
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