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Department of Computer Science


Why Computer Science?

3,047 open computing jobs in Louisiana (growing at 5.0 times the state average), but only 482 computer science graduates each year. ( 6 Oct 2014). Fact Sheet.

#2 best master's degree? Computer Science according to Forbes in 2012. (Forbes).

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has more information on computing jobs (BLS).

Why LSU Shreveport?

"For example, the LSUS computer science program is one of the leading such specializations in the state, supplying Shreveport’s burgeoning technical and digital media industry with skilled, career-ready employees who have incredible talent to offer from day one on the job."  F. King Alexander, Shreveport Times, 23 Jan 2015 (Times).

The Department of Computer Science offers certificates in computer science, a minor in computer science, a B.S. in Computer Science, and a M.S in Computer Systems Technology. Instruction in the department is provided by six full-time faculty and several adjunct faculty. These include local industry experts.

The department has a dedicated network administrator and several student workers. The department is also home to several labs (cs student, research & special purpose). Undergraduate and graduate students work alongside faculty on a variety of projects.

The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Software Development) is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,