As Computer Science major, you’ll study the algorithmic processes that create, describe, and transform information.
Our department reflects the beliefs of St. Edward's University by offering a flexible degree plan. Rigorous field-specific coursework coupled with the freedom to explore general elective courses ensures students graduate with a comprehensive education. As a result, more than 75% of computer science students at St. Edward’s find work within six months of graduation. Students within these majors have made such substantial achievements as algorithmic trading on Wall Street to DNA mapping with the Human Genome Project.
Close interaction with faculty at St. Edward’s — and time spent in classes, labs, advising sessions and program events — sets the groundwork for undergraduate students to continue on to graduate studies or pursue careers in the software industry.
The Computer Science department provides practical experience in an educational and supportive setting. The Advanced Computing Lab (ACL) offers state-of-the-art computing services that allow students in Computer Science and related fields to engage in hands-on learning.
The ACL is located in John Brooks Williams South room 166. The lab is open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week for Computer Science students. Students and faculty with an authorized access St. Edward's ID card may enter the ACL at any time.
Our faculty contribute expertise in software design, the building of bioinformatics software platforms, engineering management, and patented manufacturing systems. Their research foci include digital forensics, information securtiy and privacy including privacy preserving forensic investigations, cyber security, anonymity networks, and network security among other research. Learn more about our faculty and staff.
We encourage students to explore interests by engaging in learning opportunities outside of the classroom.