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.
In The News: UA SITE camp hosts 150 high school students
July 29, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
The University of Alabama’s engineering department held the 25th annual SITE camp, or Student Introductory to Engineering Camp, from July… Read more
Auto Focus: College Working with Auto Industry for Tomorrow’s Vehicles, Workforce
July 27, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
Ten years from now, cars and trucks will have more electronics and software than mechanical parts, which creates an opportunity… Read more
Making a Name: College alumni from the era of recent expansion are beginning to make a name for themselves and UA
July 23, 2015 - NEWS RELEASE - NEWS.ENG.UA.EDU
They were called the “best and the brightest,” and now many of the students who helped kick-start the current era… Read more