The computer science program provides a collaborative environment to support women interested in a field traditionally chosen by men.

Computer Science

The computer science major allows students to develop a broad understanding of current technologies and fundamental knowledge of architecture and operating systems. Through the program, students demonstrate strong analytical and critical thinking skills as well as the ability to design and implement programming solutions.

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Kristin Watkins
Assistant Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science
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(919) 760-8129
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Computer science is one of the fastest growing industries in the country, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. With an ideal location near Research Triangle Park, Meredith is able to provide internship opportunities at top companies like SAS Institute and Fidelity Investments. And, we offer a uniquely collaborative environment and a variety of opportunities to support women who enter fields like computer science that are traditionally chosen by men.

Meredith offers both the Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Arts in computer science, as well as minors in mathematics, mathematics/computer applications, statistics and web development. The Bachelor of Arts degree, which requires only 30 credit hours, is ideally suited for students wishing to combine an interest in computer studies with a minor or second major in another area.


Sciecne Math Building

The Science and Mathematics Building (SMB) boasts 80,000 square feet of state-of-the-art learning space, including 13 dedicated laboratories that support ongoing student and faculty research. Take a virtual tour.

Science & Math Building

The Bit Lab is a unique student-run computer lab used exclusively by computer science majors, who have built high end PCs and installed Linux operating systems and networking. Read more »