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Major in Computer Science (B.S.)

Shaw University offers a bachelor of science in computer science. The computer science major offers instruction and performs research in the essential areas of computer science including software, Web and Internet computing, networking, hardware systems, operating systems, compilers, parallel and distributed computing, theory of computing, and computer graphics. This major is designed to prepare students for graduate study or technical careers in software development, computational science, networking, science, and electronic commerce.

Innovation Lab

The Shaw University Innovation Lab funded by the National Science Foundation offers students hands-on access to the latest technology including industrial robots, virtual reality, drones, 3D printing electronics and more. 
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Innovation Lab

What can I do with a degree in Computer Science?

  • Data scientist
  • Web developer
  • Network architect
  • Software engineer
  • Cloud computing engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Business analyst


For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view the online catalog for the most current year.

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