Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering
University of Nevada, Reno
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Computer science and engineering is a field focused on solving problems with computers. It is a dynamic discipline positioned at the crossroads of many fields in mathematics, science, and engineering, and it brings together theory, abstraction, and design of computing devices, programs, and systems to solve a variety of problems in just about all areas of human endeavor.
Computer science and engineering encompass the methodology, tools and techniques, and theory of how information is derived, stored, manipulated and communicated. Because of its importance to our world, computer science and engineering is an extremely exciting field of study that continues to grow at a rapid pace.
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The bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering is designed to give you a strong foundation in computing, mathematics, science, and engineering and teach you to apply that knowledge to real-world computing problems.
Graduates have the skills to identify technological solutions to problems, drawing on their abilities to design and conduct experiments, analyze data, and develop software or computer systems that meet desired needs.
Additionally, our program teaches key skills to succeed in the professional world, including how to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, how to function on multi-disciplinary teams and how to act in accordance with professional, ethical, legal and social responsibilities.
The Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (A.B.E.T.) is the board that accredits engineering and computer science programs in the United States. The bachelor of science in computer science and engineering is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of A.B.E.T. Graduates from A.B.E.T.-accredited programs have an assurance that their investment and achievement are recognized by the worldwide engineering community.