Computer Science Degree at University of California – Riverside

Also known as UC Riverside

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Computer Science Degree

The computer science degree program at University of California – Riverside enables students to get instruction with a general focus on computers from a scientific perspective, including problems, solutions, design of computer systems, and user interfaces. Students who graduate from the computer science degree program will have gained knowledge in courses such as the principles of computational science, and computing theory, computer hardware design, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer computer science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Computer Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UC Riverside has offered the following academic levels for students:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree
  • Doctorate Degree

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Bachelor's Degree77
Master's Degree29
Doctorate Degree18

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male107
Female17

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Asian37
Black2
Hispanic23
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders1
White29
Multiple Races1
Non Resident Alien29
Unknown1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Computer Science program at University of California – Riverside, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Computer and Information Systems Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, computer and information systems managers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 15.4% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
    • Average Hourly Rate: $55.51
    • Average Annual Salary: $115,450

Computer and Information Research Scientists

Description

Conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.

Information Security Analysts

Description

Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

Computer Programmers

Description

Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Computer Science Programs in California

Computer Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

California Baptist University

Riverside, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

La Sierra University

Riverside, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

California State University - San Bernardino

San Bernardino, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

Norco College

Norco, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Science (A)

Pomona College

Claremont, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Pitzer College

Claremont, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Scripps College

Claremont, CA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 55 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B)

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Pomona, CA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 130 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Science (B,M)

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