Computer science is a multifaceted discipline that encompasses a broad range of topics. At one end of the spectrum, computer science focuses on the theoretical capabilities of computers and on the properties of general problems and algorithms. At the other end of the spectrum, computer science deals with techniques for the design and construction of systems and application software that is utilized by all aspects of our society.
Computer science students not only design, implement, test and maintain individual software applications but also develop and manage larger systems that integrate a wide range of components. Students graduating from this program find themselves working in careers such as software analysts, database designers, software engineers, systems managers, and programmer analysts. Read more...
Alabama Robotics Competition - Registration is now open!
Come test your computer programming skills and compete with other Alabama students for cool prizes! A fun day is planned with educational experiences, food and social activities. Learn more
Computer Science Summer Camps - Registration is now open!
The Department of Computer Science will offer its third year of computer science camps. Several weeks of camp are available for both middle school and high school students. For high school students, residential (dormitory) options are available. The camps introduce students to the fundamentals of computer science and programming through exciting contexts such as game programming, robotics, and smartphone programming. Learn more
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
NSF Selects UA Students, Alumna for Highly Competitive Fellowships
May 2, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
The National Science Foundation selected seven University of Alabama students and one alumna for its Graduate Research Fellowship Program from among more than... 13,000 applicants. Read more
Program Developer Named UA Student Employee of the Year
April 10, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
Luke Colburn, lead student developer at the Center for Advanced Public Safety, has won the 2013 University of Alabama Student Employee of the Year Award. Read more
UA to Host Robotics Competition
April 2, 2013 - NEWS RELEASE - UANEWS.UA.EDU
More than 350 students from third graders to seniors in high school from across Alabama will be at The University of Alabama April 6 telling robots what to do... and hoping their instructions are good enough to win the Alabama Robotics Competition. Read more