Computer Science faculty enjoy excellent access to Silicon Valley and the natural beauty of Santa Cruz. Computer Graphics and Information Visualization faculty at UC Santa Cruz Machine Learning faculty at UC Santa Cruz Artificial Intelligence faculty at UC Santa Cruz Database faculty at UC Santa Cruz Programming languages and Software Engineering faculty at UC Santa Cruz Systems faculty at UC Santa Cruz

Computer Science is the study of the theoretical and practical aspects of computer technology and computer usage. The Computer Science Department offers courses on a wide range of topics, many of which include a mathematical component, and offers undergraduate bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees in computer science, as well as the master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees. Besides offering instructional courses, the department engages in a substantial research program in which both advanced undergraduates and graduate students participate.