Overview

The computer science minor prepares students to thrive in an increasingly technology-driven world. Students receive education in the fundamental principles of computing, as well as training in the development of applications, pairing this education and training with their other interests to make an impact regardless of their field of study.

Fast Facts
  • Curriculum guided by the Association for Computing Machinery
  • Member of National Center for Women & Information Technology’s Academic Alliance, and Southern Learning Circle, and of San Antonio Women in Technology
  • Member of Cyber Innovation and Research Consortium
Student looking at computer code.

 


What You'll Study

An algorithm for success


Faculty

Experts in their field, mentors in the classroom

Computer science faculty are avid researchers, with interests spanning a broad range of topics, including theory, ethics, security, simulation of physical and social systems, artificial intelligence and machine learning, bioinformatics, educational game design, mobile systems, and more. Students don’t just learn about these subjects in the classroom, though—they can research alongside faculty, getting hands-on experience in cutting-edge technology.

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Yu Zhang, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Professor
Seth Fogarty
Seth Fogarty, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Matthew Hibbs
Matthew Hibbs, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Thomas Hicks
Thomas Hicks, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Britton Horn
Britton Horn, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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Ruth Jungman, M.Mus.
Visiting Instructor
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Berna Massingill, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Paul Myers
Paul Myers, Ph.D.
Caruth Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
Sheng Tan
Sheng Tan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Student Opportunities

Byte into the real world with hands-on learning

Research Opportunities

Students participate in faculty research projects and have the opportunity to present their research at conferences, where they interact with other...

Experiential Learning

Many students work in paid summer internships or research projects.

Spaces and Facilities

Undergraduate research labs contain state-of-the-art equipment that is replaced on a regular and frequent schedule.

 

Student Organizations

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Trinity University Women in Computing (TUWIC)

Trinity Women In Science and Technology (TWIST)

Lecture Series and Annual Events

Trinity’s computer science-related events include...


When You Graduate

Programmed for Success

Our world is increasingly reliant on technology—and with a minor in computer science, Trinity students have highly sought-after skills to thrive, no matter what career or graduate program they pursue.

 

Careers

A computer science minor gives graduates an advantage in our technology-driven world. Students leave Trinity with entry-level career skills in computer science, an asset for many career paths, including graduate studies in fields where computers have become primary research tools. Trinity alumni are recruited by businesses of all sizes, as well as research and government organizations.

Graduate Schools or Programs:

  • Harvard
  • Indiana University
  • Princeton
  • Rice University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Career Areas:

  • Consulting
  • Data analysis
  • Other IT-related jobs such as database administration and information systems management
  • Project management
  • Software development/engineering

Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:

  • Amazon
  • Dell
  • Google
  • HEB
  • IBM
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Rackspace
  • Twitter
  • USAA

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