computer science

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.

I’m also a minor!

Choose from A.B., B.A. or B.S.

credits required for the Computer Science major

students enrolled in the Computer Science program

students per class on average 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

Learning outcomes

  • 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

Career 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.

credits required for the Computer Science minor

Faculty

TED BEERS

Faculty Instructor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9226 | beerst@wou.edu | OED 232

CHRIS BROOKS

NTT Instructor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9297 | brooksc@wou.edu | OED 233

LUCAS CORDOVA

NTT Instructor/Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9442 | cordoval@wou.edu | OED 235

BREEANN FLESCH

Associate Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9489 | fleschb@wou.edu | OED 223

DON KRAUS

Instructor and Advisor of Computer Science and Information Systems, Computer Science Division
503-838-8992 | krausd@wou.edu | OED 238

BECKA MORGAN

Associate Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-8964 | morganb@wou.edu | OED 236

SCOT MORSE

Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-8921 | morses@wou.edu | OED 231

ALLISON OMLID

NTT Instructor/Adjunct Lecturer, Computer Science Division
503-838-9272 | omlida@wou.edu | OED 228

THADDEUS SHANNON

MS M&IS Program Coordinator, Computer Science Division
503-838-8095 | shannont@wou.edu | OED 227

ROBERT SURTON

NTT Visiting Assistant Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9443 | surtonr@wou.edu | OED 237

YANWEI WU

Associate Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9121 | wuya@wou.edu | OED 234

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