The Computer Science faculty at Allegheny College agree with Edward Lazowska, the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, who said "Computer science: It's where the jobs are. It's also where the future is." Studying Computer Science at Allegheny means that you will be competitive for the computing careers that are projected to account for 73% of all new STEM jobs in the next decade, according to a 2016 report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Teaching and research in the Department of Computer Science are always student centered. While at Allegheny, you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills of the field, in addition to honing your ability to effectively communicate and work in interdisciplinary teams. You will find the field of Computer Science to be filled with fascinating and rewarding challenges as you design, implement, and release mobile apps, web sites, and open-source software that will be useful to teachers, researchers, and industry experts from around the world.
Learn how to program in a short session hosted by the ACM
Date: February 15, 2017
Please join the Computer Science Department for tea every Tuesday at 2pm
Date: February 06, 2017
Computer Science 112: Introduction to Computer Science II will be offered in the spring semester with John Wenskovitch and Gregory Kapfhammer
Date: December 01, 2016
Computer Science 440: Operating Systems will be offered in the spring semester with Oliver Bonham-Carter
Date: November 30, 2016
Computer Science 191: Interactive Entertainment will be offered in the spring semester with Ben Cammarano
Date: November 29, 2016