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The ability to take real-world problems and incorporate a technology-based solution is highly sought after in the job market and at the core of the computer science degree. In this program, you’ll obtain a deep understanding of inner workings of computers, software, and the application of computer technology to real-world problems. Students can also earn a B.S. in Computer Science with Teacher Certification.

Careers for Computer Science Majors:

The skills you develop here will launch you into nearly any field of including:

  • Software developer
  • Database administrator
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Web developer
  • Computer programmer

Degree Requirements

  • The minimum total credits required for a B.S. in Computer Science is 120.
  • All required and elective mathematics, computer science, and statistics courses must be completed with a grade of “C-” or better.
  • All candidates for this degree must fulfill the basic education requirements and the mathematics requirements.

Computer Science Major Requirements

  • The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in Computer Science requires 48 upper level semester credit hours and 30 must be from UT Permian Basin.
  • Students are also required to complete five advanced computer science courses. These courses will be determined in consultation with the Computer Science faculty.

Interested in Teaching?

Students who choose to major in Computer Science can earn their teacher certification. See what it takes to earn your teacher certification while working towards your Computer Science degree.

Teacher Certifications

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