College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Computer Science & Software Engineering

Prospective Students Information

Welcome to the CSSE Department at Butler University!

If you are currently a high school student interested in majoring or minoring in computer science or software engineering at Butler, this page is for you. The information below will be helpful in making decisions about your future.

Frequently Asked Questions
Our answers to questions frequently asked by prospective students and their parents.
Melissa Buford, a Butler Journalism major, interviewed CCSE students, alumni and faculty.
Talk to Us!
Please feel free to contact any of the department faculty members via e-mail or phone with your questions. If you would like to talk with a current student, we will gladly arrange that for you as well; contact Jon Sorenson (, 317-940-9765).
Come Visit!
We invite you to come visit our department. Take a tour of our facilities, talk to a faculty member, sit in on a class, or talk to a member of our advisory board. To arrange a visit, please contact Jon Sorenson (, 317-940-9765).
Come to a seminar or a First Monday Lunch!
On the first Monday of each month during the academic year, we have lunch with an informal presentation by an alumnus or local industry leader, and you are invited. Here is the schedule of speakers.
Browse our Website
You can find information on major and minor requirements, course descriptions, department news, and more.

Why Study Computer Science at Butler?


More news

EFF News

ACM News


Computer Science & Software Engineering

Fairbanks Building
Department Chair: Dr. Jon Sorenson
(317) 940-9765
Secretary: Amy Aldridge
(317) 940-9269