Bachelor's Degree Program
Earn your computer science degree from a personal, hands-on program accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. UAF’s emphasis on real-world learning and small-class environments ensures you’ll gain practical experience both in and beyond the classroom to prepare for employment in a high-demand profession.
Work closely with world-renowned faculty on specialized research projects. Enjoy access to state-of-the-art labs and gain a high level of technical programming knowledge, including with C++ language. Get career experience through student design teams and have the opportunity to compete nationally in the NASA Lunabotics Competition and the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.
You’ll graduate as a high-demand candidate whose résumé will catch the eyes of employers: UAF has a 100% job placement for computer science graduates.
What Is Computer Science?
Computer science is the study of information handling and data processing and its application to world problems. Computer scientists write and program software, create applications for mobile devices and develop websites.
If you are a creative problem solver who is excited by new software processes and has an interest in using sophisticated technology to tackle everything from creating virtual reality computer games to developing new programming language, computer science is the career path for you.
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Why Study Computer Science at UAF?
Computer science majors at the University of Alaska Fairbanks gain extensive practical experience and access industry standard labs, equipment and software programming. With affordable tuition, an emphasis on professional experience and a high level of technical programming knowledge, our computer science program produces graduates who are in high demand in Alaska and nationwide. Here are more reasons to earn your bachelor’s in computer science at UAF.
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What Can You Do With Your Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science?
Computer scientists write and program software, create applications for mobile devices and develop websites. Our computer science graduates find employment in Alaska and across the country: UAF has a 100% job placement for computer science graduates.
Requirements for a Computer Science Degree
The computer science bachelor’s degree introduces the fundamentals of computer programming, hardware and theory. Mathematics and engineering play critical roles in the core coursework.
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