Computer Science

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General Concentration

Bioinformatics Concentration

Computer Forensics & Security Concentration

Computer Technology Concentration

Interactive Multimedia Concentration

Statistical Computing Concentration

Degree Concentrations

  • B.S. in Computer Science, General option
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Technology option
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Bioinformatics option
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Interactive Multimedia option
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Computer Forensics and Security option
  • B.S. in Computer Science, Statistical Computing option


  • Computer Science
  • Informatics
  • Interactive Multimedia

Who Would be Interested in Computer Science?

Students should have a strong interest in:

  • Computer programming
  • Technology
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Innovation

Why Computer Science?

  • Exciting discipline for rewarding career opportunities
  • Nationally accredited program
  • Diverse concentrations (options) for every student
  • Hands-on project-based learning
  • Excellent co-operative education and internship

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

Students may select any of the Computer Science options upon applying to the university.

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Computer Programmer at Ashland, Inc., Lexington, KY
  • Programmer at Galmont Computing, Lexington, KY
  • Programmer at Lockheed Martin Corporation in Washington, DC area

How Do I Get More Information?
Contact Ka-Wing Wong, Department of Computer Science Chair

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

The department has recently created a scholarship called the Computer Science Innovators Scholarship.