As a Computer Science major at Syracuse, I get to take classes like Social Media and Data Mining, which had everything I love rolled in to one: social media, Python, problem solving, and more.—Caitlin Sanders ’21, Computer Science major
About the College of Engineering and Computer Science
Future engineers and computer scientists learn to create new knowledge and technologies through ten undergraduate majors. Students have access to nationally regarded research centers, state-of-the-art lab spaces, and challenging internships.
CoursesSample courses for computer science majors include:
- Artificial Intelligence
- Computer and Network Security
- Data Science
- Mobile Application Programming
- Computer Graphics
- Programming Languages: Theory and Practice
- Software Specification and Design
- Systems Programming
- Design of Operating Systems
- Your computer science major can be combined with one or two minors from any of Syracuse’s other schools and colleges. You can also pursue a 5-year combined degree option that allows you to receive a computer science degree and a degree in a major of your choice from the College of Arts & Sciences.
- Co-ops and internship opportunities in Engineering and Computer Science empower you to pursue experiential learning through professional, paid work experience in your field and still graduate in four years.
- Collaborate with faculty on research projects at on- and off-campus institutes and labs.
- The College of Engineering and Computer Science has 20 co-curricular organizations as well as student organizations like Engineers without Borders and WiSE (Women in Science and Engineering).
- The Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET accredits Syracuse University's B.S. in Computer Science.
- The 5-year H. John Riley Dual Engineering/MBA Program allows you to earn a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and an MBA from Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management.
Study AbroadBroaden your perspective and enhance your resume with an international experience through Syracuse Abroad , with more than 100 programs in 60 countries.
Life After Syracuse UniversityAs a College of Engineering and Computer Science graduate with a major in computer science, you can explore careers such as:
- Computer scientist
- Software engineer
- Data scientist
- Application developer
- Computer systems analyst
- Software architect
- Cybersecurity analyst