Computer Science - General
Computer scientists use computers to solve problems no one has successfully solved before. Programming is at the heart of what they do, writing and designing sophisticated code. Having a strong skill set in theory, math, logic, and science is also essential to their success.
The Computer Science program at Illinois State is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
You can find a computer science job in a variety of exciting areas. Your options for a career path can include:
- Software development
- Artificial intelligence (including machine learning)
- Game development
- Systems programming
Computer Science at Illinois State gives you strong skills in software development. We also provide a background in computational theory, design, hardware and operating systems. You’ll learn how to use multiple programming languages on multiple operating systems.
Point of Pride
Illinois State is the only university in the state with information systems and computer science programs both accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.
Why study Computer Science - General?
Software continues to become more important in the modern world. We’re constantly trying to do things faster and better. Computer scientists have the skill set to make that happen.
Our program teaches computer science theory while giving you plenty of hands-on experience. Program graduates work in a variety of companies or continue on to graduate school.
Come see campus and meet with campus representatives either in person or virtually. Optional chances to meet with academic department, honors, and financial aid.
Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for freshman students for the fall semester is September 1-November 15. Applying early is encouraged, as the University must limit enrollment due to space at the University and in specific majors/programs. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!