What Can I Do With a Major In Computer Science?
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Learn more about a major in computer science. All liberal arts degrees help CLA students develop their Core Career Competencies, and computer science majors develop specific skills that are applicable to lots of different careers. These skills include strong technical knowledge and analysis, computer programming languages, strong diagnostic and problem-solving, and information management skills.
Students who take the SuperStrong Interest Inventory receive a three-letter interest code, which identifies their top three areas of interest, work activities, potential skills, and personal values. The interest code "IRE" is often associated with this major, however, the SuperStrong assessment can help you understand how your interests connect to a variety of majors and career options. You can learn more about common employer types and occupations associated with this major. You can also see CLA specific examples of alumni careers below.
- ACM - Association of Computing Machinery
- ACM-W - Association of Computing Machinery for Women
- Girls Who Code
- Women in Computer Science
Click to expand each gray box below for opportunities pursued by alumni in this major!