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Students hard at work in one of the Computer Science Labs. Photo credit: Jeong Hyun Hwang

Computer Science

Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Success in this rapidly changing field requires a thorough knowledge of principles, not just familiarity with programming languages and processors. Our computer science program is built around a complete study of the foundation of computer science with many opportunities for students to use their developing skills in research, analysis, design, imaging, gaming, network applications, and more.

Program Director

Robert (Bob) Geitz

Associate Professor of Computer Science
Department Affiliation
Contact

Jackie Fortino

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8043

Why Study Computer Science at Oberlin?

9
Associated Faculty
20
Courses

Sample Courses

  • CSCI 150 - Introduction to Computer Science 4 credits
  • CSCI 280 - Algorithms 4 credits
  • CSCI 343 - Computer and Information Security 4 credits
  • CSCI 364 - Artificial Intelligence 4 credits

Computer Science Faculty

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Computer Science News

Putting Student Art in the Spotlight

May 4, 2015
Organizations like Storage and the Exhibition Initiative, as well as events like the Computer Science Art Show offer students new opportunities to share their art.

Computer Science Students Earn OCWiC Conference Awards

March 16, 2015
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Cynthia Taylor, along with several students studying computer science, attended the Ohio Celebration of Women in Computing (OCWiC) conference February 20 and 21 in Sandusky, Ohio. At the conference, Christine Antonsen was one of two students awarded $1,000 to attend the upcoming Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, the world’s largest gathering of women technologists.