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The Department of Computer Science offers two programs of study. At the undergraduate level, students can acquire a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science that is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET.  A minor in Computer Science is also available.  At the graduate level, they can obtain a Master of Science in Computer Science.  Most upper-division classes have fewer than 30 students in them, providing ample opportunities for students to interact with professors.  Part of the vibrant computing community at Boise State is the Student Computer Science Club, which hosts a Linux Fest each semester as well as Lan Parties, App-athon events, and other activities.  Recently the department has added a chapter of ACM-W, a group that advocates for women in computing. Outside the classroom, local software development companies seek out upper-division students for lucrative part-time employment and high-paying internships.