CS Major Information & Application

Computer Science, BS

Computer Science at Western is composed of core classes organized around the study of design and analysis techniques used to write software in various application domains along with details about the internal workings of computers and networks. Elective classes in areas such as artificial intelligence, mobile device programming, robotics, graphics, web programming, bioinformatics, computer security, and video game programming allow students to explore areas of individual interest.

Computer Science, BS Catalog 2020-2021

CSCI Core Curriculum

Example of a 4-Year Plan of Study

Suggested Minors for CS Majors

Declaring the Major

Students should apply to the Computer Science Major early in the quarter during the last of CSCI 241, 247 and 301.

All applications due by 5:00 PM of deadline.

Applications for Computer Science Major will begin again in Winter Quarter 2021.

Applications during Winter 2021:

  • Open: January 5, 2021
  • Deadline: January 26, 2021 for entry Spring Quarter 2021

Applications during Spring 2021: 

  • Open: March 30, 2021
  • Deadline: April 16, 2021 for entry Fall Quarter 2021

*Note we do not take major applications in summer.