What You Can Do with a Major in Computer Science

Technology is always evolving, which is also true of our curriculum. Our courses are designed to meet the demands of today and to anticipate the needs of tomorrow. You’ll learn the fundamentals of computer science, including computer architecture, software engineering, database systems, algorithm design and analysis, multiple languages and web development.

Our program is designed to develop effective problem solvers. The coursework is similar to what you’ll experience in the real world. You’ll practice what you learn, giving you a clear sense of the profession prior to graduation.

Recommended for students who are interested in computer systems and the way humans and computers interact from a scientific perspective, who are precise and mathematically-oriented, and who can think both abstractly and logically

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Demographer
  • Programmer
  • Project Manager
  • Risk Manager
  • Software Consultant
  • Software Developer
  • Special Effects (FX) Specialist
  • Technical Writer
  • Video Game Designer
  • Web Application Analyst
  • Web Application Development Specialist
  • Website Designer

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Forensics Specialist
  • Financial Consultant
  • Network Administrator
  • Software Engineer
  • Systems Analyst

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Mathematical Sciences Association

On-campus employment:

  • Computer Labs
  • Office of Information Technology

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316