Computer Science

You should major in computer science if:

  • You enjoy working with computers and have a natural understanding of technology.
  • You would like to be fluent in computer programming languages like JavaScript, Python, or C++, or you are interested in learning or strengthening these skills.
  • You’re a logical problem-solver who enjoyed classes like algebra, trigonometry, pre-calculus, and physics in high school.
  • You want to get plenty of hands-on experience programming and debugging code.

Computer scientists are the backbone of the digital workforce. Here at UL Lafayette, you can customize your computer science degree with one of our concentrations:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Computer Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Scientific Computing
  • Video Game Design & Development

Whichever you choose, you’ll get experience doing programming, debugging code, and creating products like websites, apps, and data systems.  


Computer Science at UL Lafayette

What's Computer Science Like?

  • Lab work
    Rated 3 out of 3
  • Research
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  • Group work & collaboration
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  • Writing
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  • Presenting
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  • Math & theory
    Rated 3 out of 3

The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc., is a non-governmental organization that accredits post-secondary education programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.

Life as a Computer Science Major