Welcome to the SJSU Computer Science Department
The Department of Computer Science utilizes expert faculty, cutting-edge curriculum, and resources to provide the highest quality education for both undergraduate and graduate students. Learn more about what makes our department so outstanding by learning more about our outstanding students and faculty.
Contact the Advising Office
Have a question about your major, prerequisites, or graduate requirements? Our advisers are here to help. Find out how to meet in person or over a zoom call below.
Learn more about our department's faculty, our programs, our accreditation, and assessment schedules.
Fall 2022 New Courses
CS 131 [pdf] Processing Big Data
CS 286-02 (Advanced Topics in Natural Language Processing) MW 9:00AM
Congratulations to the recipients of Outstanding Graduating Seniors, CS Department Scholarship, and Broadcom Graduate Scholarship awards! We are especially thankful for the generous award of $10,000 to two graduate students, with preference to those who identify with an underrepresented minority population.
Summer courses will be offered this year. Please note that any course may be canceled due to low enrollment.
Get an in-depth look at our graduate and undergraduate programs, including which prerequisites students have to take, their requirements, and what students can expect to learn.
Discover the myriad of resources designed for student success, including advising, important documents, course syllabi, and tutoring opportunities.
Get to know our current and retired faculty and staff members. Plus, take a look at all of the amazing accomplishments they bring to The Department of Computer Science.
The Department of Computer Science hosts a variety of events throughout the year to help bring together our students, partners, and communities.
Outstanding Faculty News
The Computer Science Department's analyst Marcia Block received the 2021 College of Science Staff Excellence award in August 2021.
Outstanding Alumni News
Jonathan Oribello (MS’20 Bioinformatics) received the 2021 College of Science Outstanding Recent Graduate award in August 2021.
Outstanding Student News
Senior student Alvin Lin (advisor Prof. Teng Moh) received a $2,500 scholarship award from the California Association of Criminalists in July 2021. He was recommended by the Department of Justice Studies.
Outstanding Faculty News
Prof. Ben Reed received the IEEE Dependable Computing DSN-2021 Test-of-Time award for his co-authored paper, "Zab: High-performance broadcast for primary-backup systems." The work was published at IEEE DSN-2011 in June 2021.
Join Our Expert Faculty
We have a job opening for a Part-Time Lecturer for Pool-Computer Science. Take a look at the description for the position, as well as requirements and application instructions.