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B.S COMPUTER SCIENCE - Track Std: General

B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE - Track CE: Computer Engineering

B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE - Track IA: Information Assurance

B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE - Track IS: Information Systems

B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE - Track DCE: Computer Engineering DNIMAS


B.S. COMPUTER SCIENCE - Track ITE: Information Technology



NSU - Norfolk State University

Department of Computer Science


The undergraduate program in Computer Science ( at Norfolk State University is accredited by Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET ( This program prepares students for employment in computer professions or the pursuit of an advanced degree for research. Computer science students can select from three different emphasis areas.

A significant number of computer science students have:

  • Been awarded internships and scholarships
  • Worked with department faculty on research projects
  • Attended conferences and career days on and off campus
  • Joined the Student Chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the Network Security Interest Group
  • Pursued graduate study in computer science and related areas
  • Pursued challenging and rewarding careers in computer science professions
  • Take advantage of internships and co-operative education activities

Members of the departmental faculty specialize in areas such as:

  • Communication Networks and Applications
  • Distributed Computing
  • Information Assurance
  • XML Protocols and Web Applications
  • Human-Computer Interaction and Virtual Reality
  • Visualization, Modeling and Simulations
  • Evolutionary Computing

Students have access to state of the art resources. They include:

  • Two general-purpose laboratories and one research laboratory equipped with over 150 UNIX and Windows workstations and servers with full Internet access.
  • Two Research Laboratories equipped with Robotics, Visualization, Networking, and Virtual Reality equipment
  • Access to tutorial services, IEEE, ACM and other digital libraries, highly interactive e-learning facilities (Blackboard), and various web-based courseware


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