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Information and Resources for Undergraduates

Programs and Advantages

soc degree overview pdfStudents in our undergraduate programs are exposed to a comprehensive computing education with both breadth and depth within the field. Graduates from the School of Computing are employed by leading technology companies or are tackling advanced studies within top-ranked programs.

The school offers three undergraduate degree programs (BS-CS, BA-CS, and BS-CIS) each containing a strong and common technical core that emphasizes the development of programming and problem-solving skills. Academic study offerings are further enhanced by the addition of 2 minors and a combined BS/MS program. All Undergraduates gain access to leading faculty, superior facilities, and dedicated advisors. Please view our Overview Flyer for more details.

The School of Computing and Clemson offer many advantages for pursuing one of our degree programs:

  • Diverse set of computing-related courses and electives
  • Access to lab facilities 24-hours
  • Dedicated advising and resources within the School of Computing
  • Workshops for career and professional development within the School of Computing
  • Excellent Center for Career and Professional Development provides resources for internship and employment opportunities
  • Clemson University Honors Program
  • Scenic campus located on the edge of Lake Hartwell

Computing Opportunities

Opportunities for students who major in areas related to computing are better than ever! Many studies and our own experience indicate an increasing and continued demand for graduates with degrees in computing.

A major professional organization, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), assembled a library of career opportunities for those who graduate with a degree in a computing field. In addition, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes statistics and growth rates indicating the immense demand for computing professionals.

Accreditation

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The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS-CPSC) degree is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, Inc. For more information on our program accreditation, please visit our accreditation page.

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Chris Plaue SOC Program Coordinator

Chris Plaue, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Program Coordinator
✉ cplaue@clemson.edu
☏ 864-656-6933

As the Undergraduate Program Coordinator for the School of Computing, I am here to assist with any questions you have regarding our programs at Clemson University.