Computer Science

This program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org. The degree awarded is a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

The Computer Science major provides graduates with a thorough understanding of the key principles and practices of computing, and the mathematical and scientific principles that underpin them. Topics of study include programming languages, algorithms, computer architecture, operating systems, and applications of computer science such as database systems, artificial intelligence, and computer networks. Upon entering this program, you should have an interest in analytical thinking and problem solving, an aptitude for mathematics, and an interest in working with computers and technology.

In addition to an in-depth technical knowledge, a computer science major builds on a broad education and a sense of how computer science is used and how it affects people and society. To find out more, visit Miami's Majors page


You should follow the plan for your catalog year, which is typically the first year you started at Miami. However, you have the option to change your catalog year. If you are unsure of what your catalog year is, you can find out by reviewing your Degree Audit Report (DAR) on BannerWeb.