The Computer Science major is designed to provide students with a broad background in science and humanities and to provide an understanding of fundamental principles of computing and modern computing technology. It prepares the student for professional work with computer systems as well as for graduate work in computer science.
As a Computer Science major at UC Riverside, you will be taking a mix of core computer science courses and a breadth of humanities and social science courses.
More information on available courses can be found on the Registrar's website.
To complete your degree, you will need to fulfill the requirements laid out in the Computer Science course plan.
The Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET. If you would like to learn more about the how the accreditation affects you, please refer to the ABET page.
As a graduate of our program, you will be able to move onto the next chapter of your life with the following skills:
In the Fall of 2017, total undergraduate enrollment in Computer Science was 540 students. In Spring of 2018, 133 Bachelor of Science degrees were awarded.