A Major Innovation

Computer Science is a field for students interested in technology, programming and problem-solving. At UW-Green Bay, Computer Science students gain a strong background in programming skills, and also leave the program with holistic communication and presentation skills that prepares them for computer science careers. Computer science professionals are in high demand in Northeast Wisconsin. This provides UW-Green Bay students with outstanding internship opportunities, often leading to jobs before graduation.  If you are interested in the computer science field, UW-Green Bay could be the perfect fit for you.

A Solid Foundation

The goal of the Computer Science major is to provide students with a strong foundation on which they can continue to build as the field changes. Students can receive instruction in areas such as software design and project management, object-oriented programming, design of algorithms, operating systems, database management systems, neural networks, computer graphics, network programming, and more.

Declaring a Computer Science Major

Students are required to have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and at least 30 credit hours before they can be admitted into the major.

Emphasis Advisors:

Information Assurance and Security: Ankur Chattopadhyay
Software Engineering: Iftekhar Anam and Benjamin Geisler

Please allow a 1 week turnaround time for advisors to verify student requirements.
Get Involved
Computer Science students have multiple opportunites to become involved, such as the on-campus Data Security Center, the Google IgniteCS program, and more.

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Variety of Courses
Learn what you're interested in, whether it's software engineering, information security, video game development, mobile app development, data management, or more.

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Endless Career Opportunities
Graduates from the UW-Green Bay Computer Science program have been hired at Google, Dynamic Software Inc., Frozen Codebase, Red Hat, and more.

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Train Jam
Computer Science students are eligible to participate in Train Jam, a 52-hour train ride from Chicago to the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco.

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Become a Phoenix

UW-Green Bay has excellent teachers, internships, research opportunities, and a great record of placing students into jobs and graduate programs. Learn More

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UW-Green Bay's Ben Geisler

Meet Ben Geisler

Ben Geisler is a lecturer of Computer Science at UW-Green Bay. He has worked at four video game development studios, contributing to best-selling games for Xbox 360, PS3 and others. Geisler has also been involved with publisher relations at THQ, Activision and others. His past credits include Soldier of Fortune 2, X-Men Legends, Quake 4, The Incredible Hulk, Prey 2, and Prototype. He is also published in areas of game research and practical applications.

Geisler is here to help! If you have any questions about the Computer Science program, please contact us!

Meet all the UW-Green Bay Computer Science faculty members.

More Than the Basics

Every UW-Green Bay Computer Science student gains the skills and abilities necessary to succeed in the field. In addition to technology and programming knowledge, students learn problem-solving skills, communication skills, and more.
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