Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

What is it?

Computer science is the study of principles, algorithms and applications related to computers and computational systems. It spans a wide range of topics such as programming languages, data science, operating systems, artificial intelligence and software engineering. Computer scientists work on various aspects of designing, building and analyzing computational techniques and structures.

Why pursue it at Mizzou?

Be at the forefront of innovation and technological advancement around robotics, computing systems, artificial intelligence, hardware and software. Tackle complex problems and implement solutions that change our daily lives. Combine foundational coursework with technical applications through undergraduate research, collaborating with other engineering departments and programs around campus. Join a student organization to complement traditional coursework.

Potential outcomes


Average starting salary for 2022 Mizzou Engineering computer science graduates.

Computer science students go on to work in industries such as:

  • Technology
  • Finance
  • Government
  • Health Care

Our graduates work for companies such as:

  • Amazon
  • Oracle Cerner
  • Garmin
  • Raytheon

Course Catalog
Degree Sheet