Computer Science can be a rewarding
career for those who possess the following skills:
Attention to detail
Persistence and dedication
Oral & written communication skills
Well developed study habits for the constant learning involved in
Before you begin to look at the different
types of opportunities available to Computer Science majors, you
must look at yourself and ask yourself a few basic
What am I good at?
Understand your major strengths, skills
What do I like to do?
Examine your interests. What kind of life
style do I want to lead? Examine your values...is money what you're
after, job security, challenging work?
If you are having trouble answering these
questions, you are not alone. Make an appointment with an advisor
in the Career Center. We
want to help you!
Once you know yourself, you are ready to
decide where and how you want to apply this knowledge.
A bachelor's degree in Computer Science
and the appropriate skills and/or experience can lead to positions
Research and development
Web page design
Information systems analysis
Marketing software and hardware products
Sales of hardware and software programs
Computer programming etc...
Experience in the field or an advanced
degree could lead to certain certain higher level
For information on graduate schools,
Typical places of employment
Colleges and universities
Accounting and business services
Hospitals and health care facilities
Federal, state and local government