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Major in Computer Science (B.S.)

Shaw University offers a bachelor of science in computer science. Students who earn the bachelor of science in computer science will be exposed to essential areas of the field, including software, networking, hardware and operating systems, parallel and distributed computing, theory of computing and computer graphics. The program will prepare students to pursue a career or graduate study in software development, computational science, networking and electronic commerce.

Innovation Lab

The Shaw University Innovation Lab funded by the National Science Foundation offers students hands-on access to the latest technology including industrial robots, virtual reality, drones, 3D printing electronics and more. 
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Innovation Lab

What can I do with a degree in Computer Science?

  • Data scientist
  • Web developer
  • Network architect
  • Software engineer
  • Cloud computing engineer
  • Database administrator
  • Business analyst


For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view the online catalog for the most current year.

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