05/19/2011 -More than 56 percent of computer science majors who have applied for a job have received an offer making it the major with the highest offer rate from the Class of 2011, according to results of a new survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Read more
The Department of Computer Science at The University of Texas at Austin (UTCS) has embarked on an initiative to bring increased exposure of the entrepreneurial world to our students.Read more
The University of Texas at Austin News | Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University Partner to Promote Student Success
A new partnership between researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Harvard University has been created to help improve teaching and learning through educational innovation and technology.Read more
10/28/2009 -On October 28, 2009, The Department of Computer Science hosted a luncheon and briefing for Mr. Aneesh Chopra, the newly appointed Federal Chief Technology Officer of the United States. Mr. Chopra was recently appointed to the position by President Barack Obama.
While on campus, Mr. Chopra had lunch with several University leaders as well as a dozen technology executives from leading Texas companies. Over lunch, the group discussed technology innovation, workforce issues and education.Read more
02/05/2004 - Computer Sciences reported among the top five!
According to an article published by CNN on February 5, 2004, Computer Sciences is the 5th top lucrative degree with an average $48,656 per year starting salary. The starting salary for recent graduates with a Computer Science degree has jumped up 8.9% in the past year, the best increase of the 19 most lucrative degrees listed.
To read this article, go to CNN.com
06/15/2000 -In fall 2000, the Department of Computer Sciences will introduce a new student status, Pre-Computer Science. All freshmen and transfer students admitted for fall 2000 and subsequent semesters will be assigned this new code. These students must complete a four-course basic sequence before applying for admission as CS majors in either the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Sciences program. The four courses are: CS307, CS315, M408C, and Phl313K. Students must have a UT GPA 2.45 or better in these courses to apply.Read more