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Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology

Computer Science

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


  • Oxford
  • Major
  • On Campus

Create Imaginative Solutions

Innovations like smartphone apps have their foundations in computer science. In this program, you will develop expertise in programming languages, algorithms, computer architecture, operating systems, and applications such as computer networks, computer security, computer games, and the ethical implications of computer technology.

Contact Info

Norm Krumpe
Departmental Advisor and Senior Lecturer
Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering
Benton Hall, 205
510 E. High St., Oxford, OH

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B.S. Curriculum and Courses

The curriculum integrates course work in computer science, application areas of computer science (such as computer networks, database, game programming, and others), mathematics, statistics, oral and written communication, the liberal arts, and science. In addition, you'll have the opportunity to do independent research with a professor.

Below are a sample of courses in this degree program. Select “Explore Requirements” for a full list of courses in this major.

  • CSE 271 Object-Oriented Programming
  • CSE 374 Algorithms
  • CSE 386 Foundations of Computer Graphics and Games
  • CSE 432 Machine Learning
  • CSE 486 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence

Career Options

Graduates typically work as software engineers, consultants, programmers/analysts, computer scientists, systems programmers, or database administrators. Other graduates continue their education in graduate school.

Additional Opportunities

Miami is more than a classroom. Here are some of the many opportunities you will have to participate in outside of class.

  • Get Involved

    There are several CSE student organizations to join.

    CSE Organizations
  • Internships

    Many of our CSE students have held summer internships.

    Learn more about Internships
  • Senior Design Projects

    As a CSE student, you will be able to work on a year-long senior design team project. Click the link below to see the problems our students have helped solve for their clients.

    Explore Senior Design

Facts and Stats

Your college experience here will be one of the most exciting times of your life. To make sure of this, we’ll provide you with a powerful support system.

  • #2 in the Nation for Skilled Technical Talent

    CodeSignal, 2021

  • 89.3% First-Second Year Retention Rate within Computer Science Major

    Miami University Data, 2003-2019

  • 97% Job Placement Rate

    Miami University Data, 2017-2019


Caroline Danzi
  • At Miami, Caroline worked with Kode2Learn, an organization where students teach programming at local schools. Her academics, volunteerism, and developer internship experiences stood out to one of the biggest names in tech.

    Caroline Danzi '17
    Software Engineer, Google

Admission and Aid

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Explore what it means to be a college student at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where students prepare to go anywhere and everywhere. We’ll be here to help every step of the way as you prepare for college admission, enrollment, and success.

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