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Computer Science Overview

The computer science field addresses some of the most interesting and challenging problems of society.
Computer scientists work at the forefront of technological progress and expanding the human intellect. They study phenomena connected with computers and computation including software (algorithms, data structures), and many diverse applications of computational thinking and techniques. Focus areas include robotics, artificial intelligence, cyber security, data analytics, simulation, game and other app design, data mining and more.

UCF is home to the three-time national champion Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team (2014, 2015 and 2016). The UCF Programming Team ranks #1 in the U.S. and 13th in the world, among 13,000+ regional teams. UCF faculty have internationally recognized expertise in several areas.

Course Requirements

For complete information on the degree program, see the UCF Undergraduate Catalog.