Computer Science

Undergraduate Degrees


What is Computer Science?

Computer Science is the study of computer systems including hardware and software. As a CS student you will learn not only programming languages, but how to design computer systems, how people interact with computers, how to handle large amounts of information, how to build networks, create websites, computer animation, robotics, and much more.

Information about undergraduate degrees in Computer Science at UTPA

The Department of Computer Science offers a CAC/ABET accredited Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree, and a joint EAC/ABET accredited Computer Engineering Degree with the Electrical Engineering Department. The Department also offers a 19-hour minor in computer science.
Students should seek advisement from the computer science faculty in their freshman year to plan a timely completion of their degree. An official degree plan must be filled with the department upon completion of 60 hours of University courses. For detailed information regarding undergraduate admission, please refer to UTPA's undergraduate catalog.