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The Computer Science faculty at Allegheny College agree with Edward Lazowska, the Bill & Melinda Gates Chair of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, who said "Computer science: It's where the jobs are. It's also where the future is." Studying Computer Science at Allegheny means that you will be competitive for the computing careers that are projected to account for 73% of all new STEM jobs in the next decade, according to a 2016 report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Teaching and research in the Department of Computer Science are always student centered. While at Allegheny, you will learn the fundamental knowledge and skills of the field, in addition to honing your ability to effectively communicate and work in interdisciplinary teams. You will find the field of Computer Science to be filled with fascinating and rewarding challenges as you design, implement, and release mobile apps, web sites, and open-source software that will be useful to teachers, researchers, and industry experts from around the world.


  • Computer Science 112 Spring 2017

    Computer Science 112: Introduction to Computer Science II will be offered in the spring semester with John Wenskovitch and Gregory Kapfhammer

    Date: December 01, 2016

  • Computer Science 440 Spring 2017

    Computer Science 440: Operating Systems will be offered in the spring semester with Oliver Bonham-Carter

    Date: November 30, 2016

  • Computer Science 191 Spring 2017

    Computer Science 191: Interactive Entertainment will be offered in the spring semester with Ben Cammarano

    Date: November 29, 2016

  • Computer Science 190 Spring 2017

    Computer Science 190: Software Testing will be offered in the spring semester with Raquel Blanco

    Date: November 29, 2016

  • FS 102 Spring 2017

    FS 102: Academic Discourse II will be offered in the spring semester with Gregory Kapfhammer

    Date: November 29, 2016

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