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Degree Program

The Department of Computer Science offers the B.S. in Computer Science, the B.S. in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity, and M.S. in Applied Computing degrees.  The department also offers minors in Computer Science, Informatics, Game Content Design, and Cybersecurity and Intelligence.

Degree in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity 

The Bachelor of Science in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity degree program offers an education and training in the field of digital forensics and cybersecurity through study in computer science, law and criminal justice.

Students in the program learn and develop knowledge and skills to become qualified professionals who are capable of defending cyber networks, fast responding to cybersecurity incidents, as well as examining digital devices such as computers, mobile electronic devices and network devices to collect digital evidence that can be used in a court of trial for a criminal or civil case.

For a complete look at our B.S. program requirements, please visit

Degree Concentrations in Computer Science

  • B.S. in Computer Science, General concentration
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Technology concentration
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Interactive Multimedia concentration
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence in data Science concentration


  • Computer Science
  • Informatics
  • Game Content Design
  • Cybersecurity and Intelligence

Who Would be Interested in Computer Science?

Students should have a strong interest in:

  • Computer programming
  • Technology
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity and innovation

Why Computer Science?

  • Exciting discipline for rewarding career opportunities
  • Nationally accredited program
  • Diverse concentrations for every student
  • Hands-on project-based learning
  • Excellent co-operative education and internship
  • Poster presentations at conferences
  • Research experiences for students
  • Diverse computer science competition opportunities

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select any of the Computer Science concentrations upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Programmer at Lexmark, Inc., Lexington, KY
  • QA Automation Engineer, OpenText, Lexington, KY
  • Programmer at IBM, Austin, TX and Atlanta, GA.
  • Programmer at Google, Mountain View, CA

How Do I Get More Information?
Contact Ka-Wing Wong, Department of Computer Science Chair

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

The department has recently created a scholarship called the Computer Science Innovators Scholarship.

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