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...
Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
With the exception of a few courses, the Department of Computer Science now offers free tutoring to all 300- and 400-level students majoring in computer science. Learn more
We invite applications for 2 faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate level. The focus of the search is Software Engineering, specifically CyberSecurity and Big Data. View our job postings for more information.
UA News: UA Students Inspired by Musician’s Visit Fuse Art and Music for Exhibit
February 16, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
University of Alabama art students will exhibit works inspired by the music of renowned jazz composer and musician Anthony Braxton… Read more
UA News: UA to Host Regional Science Olympiad
February 11, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
More than 400 students are expected to participate in the 2015 regional Science Olympiad competition at The University of Alabama… Read more
In The News: Study trip to India planned
January 29, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Twenty-four students and two professors will spend 21 days in India this summer through a new study abroad trip in… Read more