Academics at the School of Computing
Undergraduate/Graduate Program Offerings:
School of Computing
Interdisciplinary Computational Science Minor
Interdisciplinary Computational Science Graduate Minor
Geospatial Information Science and Technology
Geospatial Information Science with Thesis, Research M.S.
Geospatial Information Science without Thesis, Professional M.S.
Geospatial Information Science and Technology, B.S.
Geospatial Information Science and Technology Graduate Certificate
Remote Sensing Graduate Certificate
Undergraduate Certificate in GIS
Undergraduate Certificate in Remote Sensing
Unmanned Aerial Systems Graduate Certificate
- Nurture computing curiosity across disciplines and backgrounds
- Enhance interdisciplinarity
- Capitalize upon emerging innovations for teaching, research, and economic diversification
Benefits for Students:
- Opportunities to enhance careers potential by gaining computing literacy
- Skills to address societal problems
- Direct career pathways to Smart Agriculture, Fin-tech, AI-enabled tourism, healthcare,
Internet of Things, Cybersecurity and Law, etc.
Benefits to Wyoming:
- Supply a workforce for Wyoming with 21st-Century skills
- Catalyze and nurture innovation by partnering with the Wyoming Outdoor Recreation,
Tourism and Hospitality (WORTH) program and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
(CEI) through the Wyoming Innovation network
- Enable Wyoming corporations and help attract tech companies to Wyoming
- Help transform the way the University of Wyoming (and Wyoming) operates
- Help us preserve the Wyoming we love by resolving complex problems
- Developing Undergraduate concentrations, minor, BA/BS degrees in computing with multiple
- Computing in Context
- Diversity in interests and student body
- Focus on the use of computing/technology to analyze and solve problems and to innovate
- Experiential, project-based learning with internship opportunities
- Multiple pathways to meet student interest and career goals
- Collaborative with opportunities to work with different stakeholders
- Adapt to emerging topics and opportunities in the workplace
Programmatic Elements in the works:
- Added expertise in critical areas of computing, person-power
- Interdisciplinary research groups focused on important societal issues led by SoC
faculty and comprised of faculty across UW campus
- Wyoming Computing Undergraduate Scholars program
- Strong ties with K-14 Computing Initiatives across Wyoming, and strong commitment
to high-quality training of future teachers in computing
- Corporate partnership program
- MA, MS, PhD programs as the school grows
- Inclusive culture and commitment to diversity in faculty, staff, and students
- Strategic partnerships with UW programs, other universities, and national labs
- Aggressive pursuit of research funding
Undergraduate/Graduate options in development:
- Undergraduate BA/BS in Computing (conceptualized, TBD)
- Undergraduate BS in Data Science (responding to Math and Stats led effort)
- Undergraduate minor in Data Science (potential first target for broad data science)
- Undergraduate BS in Applied Software Development (in approval process)
- Post Baccalaureate Certificate (conceptualized, TBD)
- MS in Artificial Intelligence (in approval process)
- MS in Quantum Information Science and Engineering (in approval process)
- PhD in Computing (TBD)
Current Computational Programs offered at UW outside the SoC:
College of Education
Secondary Computer Science Endorsement
College of Business
Data Analytics Minor
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Computer Engineering, B.S.
Computer Science, B.S.
Computer Science, Big Data Concentration, B.S.
Computer Science, Computers and Business Concentration, B.S.
Computer Engineering Minor
Computer Science Graduate Minor
Computer Science Minor
Computer Science, M.S.
Computer Science, Ph.D.
Engineering Building, Room 4083
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 1 (307) 766-5299