CS + Philosophy
Computer Science + Philosophy, BS
for the degree of Bachelor of Science Major in Computer Science + Philosophy
Philosophy uses the tools of logic and reason to analyze the ways in which humans experience the world. Students studying CS + Philosophy are prepared to tackle modern questions related to ethics, logic, and privacy in the digital age, which are increasingly important to areas like artificial intelligence and security.
The CS + Philosophy blended bachelor's degree is a partnership between the Department of Computer Science in The Grainger College of Engineering and the Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. As part of the computing community at Illinois, you will benefit from being part of a top five ranked Computer Science program with world-class faculty and research. Learn more about the Department's Rankings and Statistics.
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CS Student Life
There are several CS-related student clubs that are open to CS + X students. Meet new friends and work on projects in and out of the classroom.
Students are welcome to explore numerous undergraduate research opportunities throughout the academic year or over the summer.
CS + X students will have access to campus, college, and department resources to support their internship and job search opportunities.