The information below describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major.
However, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.
Some of the options listed below may require additional training.
Description of Computer Science
Computer Science deals with the logical and mathematical foundations of computing and how to implement problem solutions as
programs in a computer language. The computer science curriculum covers the design principles of key computing technologies such
as hardware, operating systems, database systems, networks, graphics, and artificial intelligence. Mathematical reasoning is
emphasized throughout the program. This major prepares its graduates to provide technical support for computer operations and to
develop new computer hardware and software systems. With this major, students can look forward to working with major computer
manufacturers, software development corporations, the communications industry and consulting firms.
Possible Job Titles of Computer Science Graduates
(*Jobs secured as reported by UGA Career Center post-graduate survey)
Applications Research Programmer*
Associate Computer Consultant*
Developer Support Engineer*