Discover what you can learn and where a computer science major can take you.

Do you like puzzles? Problem solving? Math? Science? How about working in teams? Computer Science might be for you. Computer science majors will use their skills in technological areas such as computer networking, image processing, database design and development and artificial intelligence. Students focus on problem solving, taking into account the capabilities of the technology and available resources.


  • Software engineering
  • Web sites
  • Cybersecurity
  • System administration
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Internet
  • e-Commerce
  • Programming


  • Programming skills
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Analytic techniques
  • Ethical issues
  • Computer operating system principles


  • Systems analyst
  • Programmer
  • System administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Software engineer
  • Database manager
  • Computer security specialist
  • Web site developer
  • Computer game developer

"The small size of our department allows the faculty to invest time in each student and build lasting professional relationships that help to propel us into our future careers. "

Computer Science Student

Location & Contacts

California State University, Stanislaus
Department of Computer Science
One University Circle
Turlock, California 95382
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Building: Demergasso-Bava Hall
Services Gateway Building
See Building #21: Map
Office: DBH287 - See Map

Dept. Chair
Dr. Megan Thomas
Phone: (209) 667-3584

CS Staff:
Rosemary Havens
Phone: (209) 667-3185

CS Computer Lab: DBH 288


Name Phone (209) Email
Thomas J. Carter 667-3175
Joe Cash 667-3185
Debbie Gomez 667-3185
Olivera Grujic 667-3185
Ayat Hatem 667-3185
Daehee Kim 667-3193
Kyu Koh 667-3846
Xuejun Liang 667-3169
Melanie Martin 667-3787
Ivan Mendez 667-3185
Sargon Peyour 667-3185
John J. Sarraillé 667-3345
Megan Thomas 667-3585
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Career Opportunities

Computer science majors can pursue careers in areas such as:

  • Information technology consultancies
  • Information technology service providers
  • Information technology departments for:
    • Telecommunications
    • Aerospace and defense
    • Financial services
    • Retail
    • Healthcare
    • Manufacturing
    • Agricultural
    • Public sectors

Updated: March 29, 2024