"What on earth can I do with a computer science degree?"
Maybe the real question is, "What can't I do with a computer science degree?"
A computer science degree is more versatile than you may think. There are many options to choose from after graduation.
With successful completetion of a computer science, information systems, or other degree from the Computer Science department, you may apply to graduate school to undertake a masters in computer science. Want to go straight into the work force? Depending on how you take advantage of opportunities during college, you could be qualified for a job in most industries - ranging from software development jobs available in the IT sector, to creative design jobs available in media and the arts. And don't forget that most starting salaries for CS graduates are in the $50,000+ range.
Use the drop-down menu below to see which skills you'll need and which strategies to use to get a job in the industry of your interest. Use the links for monster.com and acm.org to view current job postings for each industry. Also remember to check out the College's Cistern Online - a great job search database, only for use by College of Charleston students and alumni.
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