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.

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Choose from B.A.S., 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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Sample four-year degree plan

Learning outcomes

  • Communication and Teamwork: Communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences and work effectively within a team
  • Ethical, Social, and Cultural Awareness: Be aware of and apply knowledge of ethical, social, and cultural issues in the practice of computing
  • Technical Expertise and Computational Problem Solving: Computing and mathematical foundations, programming, data structures and algorithms, and their application in solving problems
  • Software Engineering, Design, and Analysis: Software engineering practice; analyze, design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs

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

CHRIS BROOKS

NTT Instructor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9297 | brooksc@wou.edu | ITC 304

BREEANN FLESCH

Interim Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, Computer Science Division
503-838-9489 | fleschb@wou.edu | ITC 310A

DON KRAUS

Instructor and Advisor of Computer Science and Information Systems, Computer Science Division
503-838-8992 | krausd@wou.edu | ITC 305

ALEXANDRIA LECLERC

Assistant Professor, Computer Science Division
503-751-4002 | leclerca@wou.edu

BECKA MORGAN

Chair of the Computer Science Division, Lead Advisor, Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-8964 | morganb@wou.edu | ITC 302C

SCOT MORSE

Professor, Computer Science Division
503-838-8921 | morses@wou.edu | ITC 308

ALLISON OMLID

NTT Instructor, Computer Science Division
503-838-9272 | omlida@wou.edu | ITC 310F

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