About Computer Science

Beddhu Murali
CS Coordinator
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-5106
601.266.6639

 

 

Accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (CAC of ABET).

The School of Computing offers this program under the CSC designation and allows students to select concentrations in specific areas such as Software Engineering. Graduates of this program are prepared to begin professional careers in computer science or to pursue graduate studies.

Students seeking a second degree in this program must satisfy all accreditation requirements. Under the CSS designation, the program offers many courses that are primarily service courses to the university community.

The department offers a supplemental teacher licensure program for teachers who wish to become licensed in computer science education. This licensure is granted to a teacher who is licensed in another teaching area and completes the following courses: CSC 101/L, CSC 102, CSC 307, CSS 400, TOE 465, and one of CSC  203, CSC 305, CSC 317, or CSC 405. For all programs, a grade of "C" or higher must be earned in required CSS and CSC courses.