COMPUTER SCIENCE

Computer Science as an academic major introduces students to a rigorous, conceptual, and  comprehensive program that aims to develop analytical skills and attitudes for its effective application in a variety of career fields. Computer Science provides the fundamentals for creating and programming systems, understanding various computer languages, and the role that computers play in today’s changing environment. Computer Science graduates pursue careers in the development of software applications and operating systems and in the design and management of databases.

 

 

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Related Career Titles for Computer Science

Actuary

Aerospace Engineer

Air Traffic Controller

Applied Science Technologist

Artificial Intelligence Developer

Astronomer

Benefits Administrator

Biometrician/Biostatistician

College/University Professor

Computer Consultant

Computer Engineer

Computer Installation Specialist

Contract Administrator

Cost Estimator

Credit Manager

Cryptographer

Data Control Administrator

Data Processing Manager

Database Manager

Demographer

Econometrician

E-Commerce Project Manager

Economist

EDP Auditor

Employee Relations Specialist

Engineer

Engineering Lab Technician

Environmental Technologist

External Auditor

Graphic Designer

Hardware Engineer

Help Desk Support

Inventory Control Specialist

Investment Banker

ISO 2000 Specialist

Manager of Information Systems

Market Research Analyst

Math Teacher

Mathematician

Media Buyer

Meteorologist

Mortgage Researcher

Network Administrator

Network Programmer

Numerical Analyst

Operations Research Analyst

Oracle Professional

Physicist

Pollution Meteorologist

Production Manager

Project Manager

Production Support Specialist

Programmer

Quality Assurance Engineer

Real Estate Planner

Research Analyst

Risk Analyst

Robotics Programmer

Satellite Specialist

Software Developer

Software Engineer

Software Support Specialist

Statistician

Systems Analyst

Systems Engineer

Systems Programmer

Technical Recruiter

Technical Salesperson

Technical Support Representative

Technical Writer

Web Master

Windows Developer

UNIX Administrator

Industries That Hire Computer Science Majors

Colleges/Universities

U.S. Dept. of Treasury

Computer Firms

Computer Software Developers

Oil Companies

Consulting Firms

Insurance Companies

Banks

Laboratories

Television Studios

Travel Agencies

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Architecture Firms

Pharmacies

NASA Think Tanks

Food Services and Hospitality

Accounting Firms

Engineering Services

Hospitals

Insurance Companies

Investigation & Security Services

Medical Equipment & Supplies

Museums, Historical Sites, & Similar Institutions

Plastics & Rubber Products Companies

Printing & Related Support Activities

Real Estate

Scientific Research & Development Services

Transportation Services

Transportation Equipment Companies

Utilities

Advertising Companies

Communication Services

Consulting Services

High Schools

Electrical Equipment, Appliance, & Component Manufacturing Companies

Financial Services

 

 

Web Sites For Computer Science Majors

 

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

 

ComputerJobs.com

 

ComputerWork.com

 

Jobs.Internet.com

 

Computer Research Association

 

IEEE Computer Society

 

Gamasutra

 

 

Resources in the Career Resource Center

 

BOOKS

 

  • Job Choices for Science, Engineering, and Technology Students
  • Newsweek Careers 2000
  • VGM’S Handbook of Scientific and Technical Careers
  • Jobs You Can Live With
  • Career Information Center: Administration, Business, and Office
  • Career Information Center: Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • Career Information Center: Manufacturing
  • Career Information Center: Marketing and Distribution
  • Career Information Center: Employment Trends and Master Index
  • Environmental Jobs for Scientists and Engineers
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles
  • Job Opportunities in Engineering and Computer Science
  • College Majors and Careers

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  • The Sloan Career Cornerstone Series: Careers for Electrical Engineers and Computer Scientists

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