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Computer Science

Pursue a Computer Science degree with an emphasis in Cybersecurity, Gaming & Animation or Business led by professors with over 90 years of combined industry experience. You will gain hands-on experience in labs, solve business problems in internships and learn key data structures so you can deliver the code that does the work.

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Fast Facts

  • 4 major degree tracks, 1 minor & 16 dual degree combinations
  • 12 OC seniors matched with 12 OKC professional mentors for one-on-one development
  • 6th in the nation for Best Value Small Colleges for Computer Science*
  • 1st place in the ICPC ACM regional programming contest among undergraduate teams

Shar­ing the Joy of Gaming

Computer Science with gaming and animation major, Christopher Sartin talks about inventing new technologies after landing his dream job at the Museum of the Bible.

Save time and mon­ey with a dual degree plan. Earn a mas­ter’s degree along­side your bachelor’s.

16 Dual Degree Combinations

A Look at CS at OC

What you want to know about Computer Science at OC in 2.5 minutes!

Team­work & Mentorship

Each year, computer science students enroll in a CS Team Experience course. Upper and lower classmen form a team headed by a faculty mentor to research and solve problems in Cybersecurity, Software Engineering, Game/Simulation Systems, Artificial Intelligence and programming competition challenges. Team courses give students focused practice in teamwork and communication, enhance students’ knowledge in these fields of study and deepen relationships between students and faculty.

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Career Prepa­ra­tion

Start your first job with real experience. OC seniors work with local industry professionals on actual projects and they are prepared for careers as:

  • App Developers
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Cryptographer
  • Animation Programmer
  • Software Architect
  • Computer System Analyst
  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Data Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Project Manager
  • Software Engineer
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Every indus­try needs qual­i­ty pro­gram­mers and devel­op­ers plus the job growth rate guar­an­tees a thriv­ing field for years to come.

Enter a career known for high-paying jobs.

Information Security Analyst: 28% job growth / Median Salary: $98,350

App Developer: 24% job growth / Median Salary: $103,620

Database Administrator: 11% job growth / Median Salary: $90,070

Computer Hardware Engineers: 5% job growth / Median Salary: $114,600

Software Developer: 24% job growth / Media Salary: $105,590

Web Developer: 15% job growth / Median Salary: $69,430

*Salaries based on national averages from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Find your degree

As a Com­put­er Sci­ence major, you will take class­es like Arti­fi­cial Intel­li­gence, Cyber­se­cu­ri­ty, Ethics, Mobile App Devel­op­ment, Data­base Sys­tems and Soft­ware Engineering.

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Faculty Feature

We cultivate the CS program to provide students with the tools to make a great career and to make the world a better place. We want to produce graduates that are not only highly skilled but who also consider a higher calling in the way that they apply these powerful software tools.

Andy Harbert / Chair, Computer Science
Andy Harbert