Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Whether you are interested in tech or are hoping to study mathematical theory, the Mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineering and Management of Information Systems department (MCS) at UVA Wise will help you find your path. Known for its hands-on learning opportunities in each of the majors offered, this department also boasts the only 4-year, public undergraduate program in Software Engineering in Virginia.

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering


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Selected Courses:

  • Information Security
  • Numeric Methods
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Programming Languages
  • Software Quality and Configuration Management
  • Software Project Management
  • Networking
  • Operating Systems

Why Study Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics, and Management Information Systems at UVA Wise?

Gain experience while working with peers and professors: Whether you’re gaining experience in a programming or statistics course or taking advantage of a plethora of paid internships, you’ll learn the skills you need to build your career and kick-start your future. And, because our class sizes are small, you can work directly with faculty on a variety of projects.

Experience exceptional academics: Our software engineering and computer science programs are ABET-accredited, meaning that they have been honored for their quality and thoroughness. And, our curriculum is constantly evolving to incorporate emerging issues and technologies in cybersecurity.

Enjoy your journey: Our cybersecurity team competes in capture-the-flag competitions and our students have developed an outreach and advocacy club—The Lovelace Society—to honor the first programmer, Ada Lovelace, and advance the study of computer science and related areas of study.

The UVA Wise computer science degree is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET. Our software engineering degree is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET.