Welcome to the Computer Science Department

Appalachian's Department of Computer Science provides a rigorous, high-quality education that prepares students for the computing industry or graduate education. Computer science programs are not easy, but the rewards can be outstanding.

Our Bachelor of Science in Computer Science program is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.

Our Master of Science in Computer Science program began in 1997 and serves to deepen one's understanding of the field in preparation for career advancement or doctoral studies. We have several MS alums who have earned their PhDs and are professor'ing at other schools! The "Accelerated Master's" program can help you get your MS degree in as little as 1 additional year! Follow the Academics link to the Graduate Program for full details.

We invite you to browse our website, visit our campus, or send email to learn more about our department. You will find a challenging curriculum, excellent facilities, and an accessible faculty committed to quality computer science education.

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Tommy Guy ’07

A Pathway to Perspective: Tommy Guy ’07

Learning to approach problems from an interdisciplinary perspective has long been one of the defining characteristics of an App State education. Tommy...

Dr. Rahman Tashakkori selected "Macebearer" for the Fall 2023 Commencement Ceremony

Dr. Rahman TashakkoriDr. Tashakkori serves as the Lowe's Distinguished Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science, and he ser...

Dr. Adelbaset S. Hamza, Dr. Rhaman Tashakkori, Benjamen Underwood, William O'Brien, Chris Campbell paper published in Smart Agricultural Techonlogy

Congratulations to , Dr. Rhaman Tashakkori, Benjamen Underwood, William O'Brien, Chris Campbell for their paper "BeeLive: The IoT platform of Beemon m...

Appstate CS students Temitayo Olofintuyi, Aedan Simons-Rudolph, Bryce Gerdeman present at the 2023 State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium

Computer Science undergraduate students presented at the State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Oct 11, 2023, Wing...

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Thank You for Your Service

Name

Status

Service

Kyle CooperGraduated in 2003Served in Afghanistan and Iraq
Nicholas JenkinsGraduated in 2006Served in Iraq
Steve McKinneyGraduated in 2006Served in Kuwait
John SimmonsGraduated in 2007Served in Iraq
Caleb ThorpeGraduated in 200?Served in Iraq