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Majoring in computer science moves you to explore areas like real-time algorithms, information retrieval, document analysis, graphics, computational geometry, networking, cybersecurity, information customization, cybermedia, and Internet security.

You Can Take Courses in Diverse Areas

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Software Product Design and Development

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Data Structures

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Assembly Language and Systems Programming

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Network Security

Computer Science graduates are in demand and job prospects are growing faster than the national average. Computer programmers and software engineers are needed in almost every field of human activity. Programmers produce software for many high tech, cutting-edge applications such as aerospace engineering, the streamlining of data flow on the Internet, mining of useful information from large data sets, controlling robots in manufacturing assembly, and sequencing in genetic engineering.

Gain Real-World Experience and Apply What You Learn By Taking Advantage of Opportunities

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Compete in hackathons

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Learn how to earn a “bug bounty” and make the Internet a safer place for data.

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Join UNLV’s eSports Chapter

With a Degree in Computer Science, Students Can Work in a Broad Array of Fields

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Alternative Energy Projects

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Public Utility Software

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Data Science Applications

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Unmanned Aerial Systems

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E-Commerce and Web Development

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Aviation Industry

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Geotechnical Engineering

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Programming Research and Algorithm Development

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Now that you are interested, learn more about how you can apply your knowledge in computer science in service to society.