Study One of Today's Most Dynamic Fields 

The Computer Science major at Franklin & Marshall prepares students for the highest levels of success across a variety of professional disciplines. Also, students from a wide range of majors across campus take advantage of the Computer Science minor to gain technical and programming skills that will distinguish them throughout their careers.

This is an exciting time in Computer Science at Franklin & Marshall. We have expanded our faculty and moved from offering a minor to creating a forward-looking major in Computer Science.  We were fortunate to be able to develop this new major from the ground up, taking advantage of recent advances in computer science pedagogy. 

The flexibility of our program allows us to incorporate these and other new developments into our expanding curriculum.

Curriculum and Courses

 Learn about major requirements and view course descriptions.

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Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics is a new and rapidly-expanding field at the intersection of biology, chemistry, computer science, and applied mathematics.  The Bioinformatics program at F&M represents a collaboration between the Biology and Computer Science departments.

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Faculty Research Interests

F&M's computer scientists share their research interests.

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The Pulse

Story 8/17/2017

Off-Campus Study: David Schnoll '18

Government and Computer Science joint major studies on the SIT/IHP Cities of the 21st Century program in Argentina, Vietnam, and South Africa.

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Story 6/14/2017

Mathematics Models Provide Insight Into Brain Function

A room in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is not where you would expect to find research on the neurological pathways of brain function; however, for a Franklin & Marshall...

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Story 11/22/2016

Professor, Students Celebrate Women and Computing

In October, F&M Math Professor Christinia Weaver  took three students and one alumna to Houston for the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, a three-day national conference of...

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