Graduate degree(s): MS in Computer Science. I was lucky enough to work for a company that paid for my master's degree, so I took evening classes after work and finished in 2 years (2 classes per semester, with summer semesters). Don't be afraid to go back to school while wor
I actually started out in the Communications school. The second semester of my freshman year, I was looking for one additional class to take, something fun/interesting, just to fill my schedule, and I signed up for a programming class for non-comp-sci majors. I'd never programmed in my life and I really had no clue what programming even was. I ended up finding the class so interesting that I changed my major to Computer Science the next semester!
Moving from college to career:
I got my first job out of college through the on-campus interviews at UT. I interviewed with several different companies and chose to work on submarine sonar systems because it sounded the most exciting.