Academics

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Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Emphases:
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security

Why Choose Computer Science at WIU?

  • State-of-the-art computer labs support teaching and practical experience
  • Student organizations provide networking opportunities with regional employers
  • The integrated program allows students to earn two degrees (bachelor's and master's) in just five years
  • Traditional computer science subjects including database systems, computer networks, graphics, artificial intelligence, and software engineering
  • Courses in object oriented languages, server-side web development, UNIX, Graphical User Interface, computer security, big data, and digital circuit design

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

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  • State Farm
  • John Deere
  • Caterpillar

Scholarships

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  • Numerous scholarships for incoming and continuing students in the School of Computer Sciences
  • Special scholarships for women in computing, cyber security, and international students
  • Qualify for up to $40k in automatic scholarships with a GPA of 3.0+ and SAT 1030+/ACT 20+
  • Additional departmental scholarships available