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 Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) degree accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www/abet.org. , and a jointly administered Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering (BSCE) with the Electrical Engineering Department accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www/abet.org. 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.