The B.S. in computer science program is fully accredited by ABET, the Accreditation Board for Engineers & Technology.
The program in computer science (CS) provides a blend of the foundations of CS and applications in the computing industry. The CS program emphasizes the study of computer systems architecture, software development, database, application development, and datamining. Core technology areas include programming, computer architecture, operating systems, database systems, software engineering, and application development. These areas are supported by a strong foundation in computing principles such as the design of programming languages, data structures, and operating system principles.
Graduates of the CS program are prepared for a variety of careers in computing especially in the development of software for distributed systems. Example job titles from KSU graduates of the CS program include programmer analyst, software engineer, software developer, database administrator, and software consultant.