15 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
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The University of Chicago offers a variety of programs to prepare students for career success in computer science. In addition to standard Bachelor of Arts programs, students may also enroll in combined BA/MS or BS/MS degrees, or pursue coursework in an additional field of study. A minor is also available, allowing students to pursue work in other areas such as the social sciences, arts, or public administration.
All programs in the Computer Science department require students to take a core set of courses in mathematical sciences, physical sciences, and computer sciences. Emphasizing the importance of collaborative, hands-on learning, a sample schedule will include classes such as:
- Computer Science with Applications
- Software Construction
- Programming Languages
- Game Construction
- Discrete Mathematics
- Theory of Algorithms
Students at the University of Chicago engage in a variety of research collaborations with industry partners and prestigious faculty. Emphasizing the importance of high-impact research, students work with a variety of collaborative partners to research areas such as machine learning, programming languages, systems, and theory.