Computer Science

If you have a sound mathematical background and are interested in solving problems pertaining to the design, analysis, and implementation of computer software, you should major in computer science (CS). You can complete an ENMU computer science degree in four years, but if you have additional commitments to work and/or family, your time frame may be longer.

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Special Services and Opportunities

Because our computer science classes are small, you'll get plenty of personal attention; having direct access to the faculty will be a benefit for you as you move through the program. Additionally, the computer science curriculum is under continual revision to keep pace with the rapid technological changes and advances that affect this discipline. Our computer science faculty are committed to responsible academic advising, so you'll know what courses to take and when to take them.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

If you are majoring in computer science at ENMU, you should apply for financial aid which gives you the opportunity to get grants, loans and work-study. Additionally, ENMU offers admissions scholarships which are awarded based on your SAT and/or ACT scores and can, in many cases, be continued for several semesters. There are also additional scholarships you can apply for once you are an ENMU student.

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Career Opportunities

If you are computer science major, you can look forward to a career as a:

  • Software engineers
  • Systems analyst
  • Computer programmer
  • Consultant
  • Database managers.

You may also end up working for:

  • Scientific organizations
  • University – related research groups
  • Business firms
  • Government agencies
  • Computer hardware and software manufacturers.

ENMU computer science graduates have a tradition of success in industry and government. Graduates of ENMU have been very successful in industry and government and often continue their education in graduate school.

High School Courses

If you are interested in computer science, you should include the following courses in your high school curriculum:

  • Algebra I and II
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry/Pre-calculus


You can find additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree, including the courses you will take when you're a computer science major at Eastern.

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Professor of Computer Science
Office Location: Jack Williamson Liberal Arts (JWLA), Room 211A
Phone: 575.562.2330

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