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A major in computer science involves the study of computers and the programs that run on computers. If you are quite technically minded and wish to contribute to the future development and support of technology, a major in computer science will appeal to you. Your major in computer science will be built on a foundation of computer programming, with a study of algorithms, data structures, networks and operating system internals. Throughout your studies, you will gain the crucial skills necessary to complete substantial software development projects. You will graduate with a sound knowledge of languages such as Java, C, C++ and Python. For more information on the program structure and content, view the Science Undergraduate Handbook.

Graduate opportunities

The careers followed by computer science graduates are very diverse, depending on which areas of the field you focus on in your higher years. However, all aspects can lead to well-paid and exciting careers, as computer science graduates have many opportunities for promotion. Computer science graduates often move into management roles after gaining experience in technical positions.
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