University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Computer Science is the study of theory, design, and applications of digital computers. You will also learn software design and informational processing techniques across a broad range of topics ranging from virtual reality to social computing and data science. Previous exposure to programming is not required. This major may be for you if you’re creative, logical, and a good problem solver. The Department of Computer Science in The Grainger College of Engineering is shaping the future of computing and data science backed by a legacy of excellence. Our innovative students and alumni have transformed society by founding companies like BlackLine, C3.ai, Malwarebytes, Match.com, Optimizely, YouTube, PayPal, and Yelp. You could be next! Career options include application design, consulting, data analysis, research, software development, and studio tool development.