COMPUTER SCIENCE &
COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Our stellar programs attract oustanding students from around the world who work closely with our faculty to advance state-of-the-art research in computing technologies. We attribute our success to a strong tradition of collaborative research, close working relationships with local industries, state-of-the-art facilities and a dedicated committment to student achievement.

We offer bachelor of science degrees in computer science (CS), computer engineering (CPE), and a master's degree in software engineering (MSE). Our MSE program is unique within the UW system and offers graduates very desiriable employment opportunities. We also offer a very popular dual-degree program that awards students a BS in Computer Science and a Master's in Software Engineering within a condensed time frame of only five years. If you have any questions please contact us at compsci@uwlax.edu.

Announcements

Spring 2022: Lab Schedule
Spring 2022: MFT exam offered on Apr. 22nd and Apr. 29th

Exit Survey

The CS Department gives a brief survey to all graduating students; both graduate and undergraduate. Responses to one of those question is summarized below along with departmental commentary in red.

Is there any information you wish you would have known early in your academic career?

  • I wish I would have known about all of the degree options within the CS major
    • BS Cybersecurity
    • BS Embedded Systems
    • Master of Software Engineering
    • 5 year BS / MSE (three variations)
    • Computer Engineering
  • How important it is to start project work early and stay on top of it
  • I wish I had gotten more involved with some of the CS clubs and that more information was broadly available
  • How having a Linux/Unix-based laptop would be very useful
  • Where to look for internships
  • What minors UWL offers and how those minors might affect my CS schedule
    • Talk to your advisor