Computer Science Major

A degree in computer science gives you a broad intellectual base and well-developed interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills as you acquire a basic mastery of the discipline of computer science, the theory of computation, and the design of computational systems.

When you pursue a computer science degree at Truman, you develop the foundation you need in a competitive, fast-growing field of software development. Study the latest theories of computation and design from within the practical problem-solving framework of programming applications. Whether you’re interested in gaming, database management, business systems or the fast-growing field of mobile apps, there’s a place for you here.

Not majoring in computer science but want to pursue training in computer-related skills and concepts? Choose from four minors that are a valuable complement to any major.

Research Opportunities

At Truman, you benefit from the small classes and personal attention only available at a small undergraduate institution. You’ll also enjoy research opportunities that are more difficult to come by at a larger institution. Working side-by-side with faculty, you possibly even co-authoring a published paper. Your classes are taught by professors—not graduate students—and our 16:1 faculty-to-student ratio ensures you’ll receive personal attention.

Our Graduates Succeed

Computer science students are among the most sought-after graduates in the global workforce today. After graduation, you’ll be well-qualified to begin a career in industry or pursue advanced study in competitive graduate programs.

Sumter, Cody 2017

If you have a full, well-rounded liberal arts education, you have the ability to tackle problems from a lot of different angles.

Cody Sumter ('10), Facebook, Product Manager/VR Apps & 360 Photography
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December 3, 2018

Truman's December graduation ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. Dec. 15 in Pershing Arena, with alumnus Dominic Armstrong providing the commencement address.

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December 3, 2018

Truman will celebrate the holiday season with a performance by m-pact at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 in Baldwin Hall Auditorium as part of the Kohlenberg Lyceum Series.

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