Enter a field that sparks innovation in nearly all aspects of life. Explore the inner workings of computing systems in a collaborative setting as you solve challenging problems in new ways.
About the Computer Science Program
Computer science provides the foundation for emerging industries such as robotics, information security, and social media, and creates revolutionary new tools and methods for established disciplines like economics, medicine, art, and music. A degree in computer science gives you the knowledge and skills to play an active role in these changes.
At Mills, you’ll learn from professors who are respected computer scientists and who are dedicated to your success. In our small, highly interactive classes, you’ll gain a strong foundation in computing concepts and creative problem solving. You’ll study theory and engage in hands-on learning, deepening your analytical and critical thinking skills as you create applications, design data models, and even build your own computer. View our program details for in-depth information on coursework for the major and minor.
Because Mills is located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, your professors and our career services office can help you find internship opportunities at some of the region’s leading employers. You’ll develop professional networks and build your resume as you prepare for a fulfilling career in programming, web development, system support, network administration, database design, computer security, or a related field.
Courses You Could Take
Python for All
Theory of Algorithms
Mobile Application Development
Theory of Computation