Samford’s computer science major takes students to the forefront of a technological revolution that has dramatically changed the face of modern society. Our faculty, students and alumni seek to understand the nature of problems and search for creative techniques to efficiently automate their solutions. From games to artificial brains, from businesses to labs, from networks to databases, and from conceptual tools to hardware, we seek ways to represent, process, and produce knowledge for every discipline imaginable.
MathematicsOur mathematics major introduces students to a world of deep ideas, useful techniques, surprising discoveries, and helps them develop the tools and critical thinking skills that are vital to many careers.
BioinformaticsThe bioinformatics minor merges insights and techniques from the fields of biology, computer science, mathematics and information technology to help students prepare for a variety of career fields, including biology, pharmacology, and medicine. We offer a minor in bioinformatics for Computer Science majors and a separate track for all other majors.
A minor in computer science is an outstanding way to distinguish any major because every career calling is shaped by computer technology. Professionals with computer science insight and technical skills have a clear advantage in their fields.
MathematicsA minor in mathematics is an ideal complement to any major or career that uses math, including economics, accounting, business, engineering, sociology, education and political science.