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Undergraduate Program Overview



Shaw University offers a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Cyber Operations and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems. Students who earn the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science will be exposed to essential areas of the field, including software, networking, hardware and operating systems, parallel and distributed computing, theory of computing and computer graphics. The program will prepare students to pursue a career or graduate study in software development, computational science, networking and electronic commerce.

Why Computer Science?


If you are interested in pursuing a career in the following fields, computer science is for you:

  • Data scientist

  • Web developer

  • Network architect

  • Software engineer

  • Cloud computing engineer

  • Database administrator

  • Business analyst

Why Shaw?


  • Acquire the skills that would make you highly competitive for high paying careers. Our Bachelor of Science (BS) degree is positioned to do just that. Expand your breadth of knowledge with a diverse set of courses that teach you different aspects of computing, from programming, systems analysis, networking, and cybersecurity.

  • Shaw is the oldest HBCU in the south. You will be surrounded with rich tradition that cannot be replicated anywhere else.  Additionally, since Shaw University is located within the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area that includes  Research Triangle Park (RTP), you will find yourself in close proximity to fellow computer science peers   at other local universities and Fortune 500 companies.

How Do I Apply?
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