Computer Science | Winona State University

Prospective Students

Are you looking for a fun, challenging degree program that will lead to an interesting job that pays well? Then you've come to the right place.

According to the US Government Bureau of Labor Statistics: "Overall, employment of computer software engineers and computer programmers is projected to increase much faster than the average for all occupations. Job prospects should be best for those with a bachelor's degree and relevant experience."

According to the national ACM, there are lots of good reasons to major in Computer Science. Here are just a few:

  1. Computing is part of everything we do!
  2. Computing offers great opportunities for true creativity and innovativeness.
  3. Computing enables you to make a positive difference in the world.
  4. Computing jobs are here to stay, regardless of where you are located.
  5. Computing offers many types of lucrative careers. [See PayScale report.]

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CS Located in Watkins Hall on WSU Campus

Student Projects

Maxx Nebula - Student Made Videogame

Video demonstration of "Maxx Nebula". Maxx Nebula is a game created by Winona State Computer Science students Andrew Lien and Jared Gommels with the help of Art major Justin Henry. The game was created using C++ and OpenGL for Computer Graphics (CS 430) as a final project.

Super Aario World - Student Made Videogame

Super Aario World game demo

Simulation of a Chess Match - Student Recreation of Chess Match

Chess Simulation

Student Built CS Department Website

The department website was built by students, as part of the SP2010 CS344 class. Everything in this site was created with CSS, Javascript, XHTML, PHP, and MySQL as the database backend. Here are a few examples of each of these technologies from the website:

CS Club Logo
Free Software Logo
CS Club Logo