Last Updated on January 20, 2023
What is computer science?
Gain the knowledge and experience in programming languages to design original programs and apps via logistical thinking, persistent analytics and mathematic proficiency.
Why computer science
Whether you’re interested in designing video games or managing databases, majoring in computer science at OSU will provide you with the tools, knowledge and expertise to help. You’ll be able to study new methods of data management and new technologies in our Virtual Reality Laboratory, learn to program for Apple devices in the iMac Mobile App Laboratory, and harness the capacity of the departmental server to complete assignments and conduct research.APPLYRequest more information
Bachelor of Science (BS)
Our graduates are prepared to enter the professional world and succeed. They acquire teamwork skills, communication skills, and technical skills. Our graduates enjoy successful careers in a variety of fields:
- Video Game Developer
- Web Services Developer
- Application Programmer
- Scientific or Business
- Big Data Engineer
- Chief Information Officer
- Communications and Network Specialist
- Data Scientist
- Database Administrator
- Database Programmer
- Mobile App Developer
- Project Manager
- Security Specialist
- Software Engineer
- Systems Analyst
- Systems Programmer
3+3LAW OPTION FOR EARLY ADMISSION
and the opportunity to complete your undergraduate and law degree in six years instead of seven
- Courses available in computer security, video game design, app design and artificial intelligence
- Opportunities to work with industry professionals for a better understanding of the market
Scholarships are available for prospective freshmen, transfer students, current students and continuing students through the University, College of Arts and Sciences, and respective Departments.
When you complete the OSU admission application, you are automatically considered for the University Level scholarships.
Students are eligible for College Level scholarships within the College of Arts and Sciences after completing 12 hours at OSU. Some exceptions may apply. See specific scholarships for criteria.
The Computer Science Department offers Departmental Level scholarships for eligible students.