The WOU Computer Science program includes instruction in both the theoretical and applied aspects of computing, with a primary goal of developing the hands-on skills that will make you marketable to employers in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. You’ll take courses in introductory to advanced programming, computer architecture, and software development, preparing you for jobs at companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Shiftwise, Fiserv, and Umpqua Bank.
Choose from A.B., B.A. or B.S.
credits required for the Computer Science major
students enrolled in the Computer Science program
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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU
Sample four-year degree plan
- Develop expertise in software engineering practices
- Master software development and project management tools consistent with current industry standards
- Exhibit autodidactic qualities through individual studies, group projects and research opportunities
- Software developer
- Software engineer
- DevOps engineer
- Quality assurance
- Mobile app designer
Computer Science minor
It’s no secret that understanding technology and how it works is a huge selling point in many professions. A minor in computer science can be a terrific complement to almost any major, including business, criminal justice, mathematics or communications.