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College Of Engineering And Applied Sciences
Computer Science
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Why Study Computer Science?

Our highly-ranked Computer Science Department teaches concepts and skills for designing, programming, and applying computer systems, and the theoretical and mathematical foundations of computer science. Many of our students pursue internships through local companies and our graduates are heavily recruited for careers in developing software systems for a diverse range of applications.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
  • Computer Security
  • Game Programming
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Security and Privacy
  • Systems Software Development

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Data Structures
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Game Programming
  • Internet Programming

ADMISSION INFO:

Successful freshman applicants in this major will have earned outstanding grades in calculus and physics, and performed exceptionally well on the Math section of the SAT and/or ACT.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Software Engineer
  • Technical Account Manager
  • Compiler Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Amazon
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Google
  • Facebook

Interested in this Major?

Department of Computer Science

Chair: Samir Das

Office: 101 New Computer Science Building

Phone: (631) 632-8470

College Of Engineering And Applied Sciences
Computer Science
Back to all Programs

Why Study Computer Science?

Our highly-ranked Computer Science Department teaches concepts and skills for designing, programming, and applying computer systems, and the theoretical and mathematical foundations of computer science. Many of our students pursue internships through local companies and our graduates are heavily recruited for careers in developing software systems for a diverse range of applications.

AREAS OF STUDY:
  • Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
  • Computer Security
  • Game Programming
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Security and Privacy
  • Systems Software Development

Ready to take the next step?

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • Data Structures
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Game Programming
  • Internet Programming

ADMISSION INFO:

Successful freshman applicants in this major will have earned outstanding grades in calculus and physics, and performed exceptionally well on the Math section of the SAT and/or ACT.

After Graduation

Your college decision isn't really about the next four years. We get it. It’s about what doors are opened by your degree and whether those opportunities are what you had envisioned for yourself. Nearly 95% of SBU grads go to professional or graduate school. Here's a snapshot of what life after graduation looks like for some of them.

CAREER OPTIONS:

  • Software Engineer
  • Technical Account Manager
  • Compiler Engineer
  • Machine Learning Engineer

RECENT EMPLOYERS:

  • Amazon
  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Google
  • Facebook

Interested in this Major?

Department of Computer Science

Chair: Samir Das

Office: 101 New Computer Science Building

Phone: (631) 632-8470

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