Computer science is a multifaceted discipline that is relevant to almost every aspect of daily life, creating a high demand for computing knowledge and skills. The Computer Science Department offers undergraduate programs that combine foundational knowledge, software design, and development approaches along with more focused looks at specialized areas such as:

  • database design
  • computer security
  • artificial intelligence
  • user-interface design

Degrees and Programs

Student Opportunities


When you study computer science at Truman, you can participate in individual software development projects, Research Experience for Undergraduates (REUs), and personalized research experiences with one-on-one faculty mentorship.


Student Organizations

You can expand your network by getting involved with student groups on campus. Some of the organizations geared toward computer science include Association for Computing Machinery, Computer Gaming Association, and Tru Women in Computer Science.

students in the computer science major
students in the minors
of majors complete an internship
of our graduates enter the workforce directly
of our graduates attend graduate school