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Computer Science

Data-Driven Learning. Real-World Applications.

Computer science provides you with a sound theoretical background and the opportunities for individual and collaborative exploration of real-world computing problems.

rated a best buy in the south by US news and world report
rated a best buy in the south by US news and world report
rated a best buy in the south by US news and world report
How to Apply

Top Reasons

Computing jobs will grow 22% according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, faster than any other occupation.

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Highest Paying Major

With a median base salary of $70,000, the Washington Post ranks computer scientists as the highest earners out of college.

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100% Land Jobs

As software engineers, programmer analysts, and web developers with a wide range of organizations including Lockheed Martin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and Federal Express.

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Modern Computing Labs

All of our computer science classes are taught in modern laboratories in which you’ll have access to your own computer for hands-on work in every class session.

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Career Tracks

The program gives students the opportunity for hands-on experience while they explore and apply the theoretical underpinnings of the discipline.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

In-depth examination of a current topic in artificial intelligence, such as evolutionary computation, artificial neural networks, planning, and gaming.

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Supercomputing

In-depth examination of current topics in and applications of high performance computing, such as scientific simulations, mathematical algorithms and genome mapping.

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Web and Cloud Computing

In-depth examination of a current topic in web development and cloud computing, such as web security, user experience, mobile app development, and web engineering.

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Program Contact

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Dr. David Mathias

Chair of Computer Science
863.680.6283

AirMox

Computer Science Research group at Florida Southern College

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Course Information

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Internship Opportunities

Each year, our majors gain invaluable experience and professional connections by interning with the nation’s leading organizations.

Clubs and Organizations

The Florida Southern College Computer Science Club is a community of students who all have a passion for technology and computing. Participating in the Association for Computational Machinery’s International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC), A global competition sponsored by IBM, that challenges the performance of today’s computer science and engineering students.

We also have AirMox, a drone research group here at Florida Southern College, that does work encompassing every aspect of computer science, from computer vision to automation.

Career Opportunities

Because almost every field is becoming more dependent on information and technology, computer science is one of the fastest growing career areas.

Graduate Opportunities

Our graduates have entered graduate programs in computer science, information assurance, and business.

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