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Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science

What Can You Do With An Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science?

Information and Options for Computer Science


Computer Science Related Skills

  • Abstract and Critical Thinking
  • Analytical/ Detailed Oriented
  • Innovative ways of using technology
  • Assessing Problems and Situations
  • Communication Skills
  • Data Management
  • Building and Using Databases
  • Programming/Coding
  • Technical Writing
  • Hand Eye Coordination
  • Hardware & Software Knowledge
  • Research
  • Keyboarding Skills
  • Logical Thinking and Math Skill
  • Project Management
  • Maintenance
  • Methodical
  • Use of Life Cycle Process
  • Organization
  • Solo and Teamwork Skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • Java Script
  • Application of Ideas and Concepts
  • Assessing Problems and Situations
  • Programming
  • Creating a user interface
  • Knowledge about security

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Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Web site Designer
  • Systems Architect
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Programmer
  • Database Manager
  • Server Developer
  • Computer Integrated Manager
  • Equipment Salesperson
  • Computer Game Programmer
  • Multi-Media Program Designer
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Internet Systems Administrator
  • Computer Consultant
  • Web Site Designer
  • Technical Writer
  • Wireless
  • Technical Trainer
  • Software Tools Developer
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Software Architect
  • Systems Software Developer
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Database Administrator
  • Webmaster
  • Computer Consultant
  • Server Administrator
  • Software Engineer
  • Server Technician
  • Information Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
  • Digital Security Specialist

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Employers of Computer Science Majors

  • Web Services Companies
  • Universities/Schools
  • Private Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Networking Technology Company
  • Technology Companies
  • Hospitals/Healthcare Organizations
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Telecommunications Industry
  • Computer Hardware Companies

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Job Posting Sites

  • Code Jobs is a great job bank for programming positions
  • Computer Jobs is a National technology job search engine
  • DICE is a job search engine just for IT Professionals
  • Just Tech Jobs is a site to find IT jobs targeting a wide array of technical skills
  • UIS CareerConnect: UIS Career Development Center’s Job posting site

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Career Planning Links

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Professional Affiliations

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