Computer Science students are encouraged to be active participants in the Coastal Community.
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Upsilon Pi Epsilon
Coastal's Chapter of UPE was founded on April 24, 1993. It's Purpose is to honor Computer Science students that have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher as well as a GPA of 3.0 or higher in their computer science classes. In order to be eligible, a student must have at least the GPA listed above and he/she must have completed 64 semester hours of college work, of which 18 semester hours must be computer science courses. Faculty members must have been teaching in the computer science program at Coastal Carolina University for at least one-half academic year.
UPE was first organized at Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, in 1967. The international organization now consists of chapters in various colleges and universities in North America and overseas.
UPE is the first and only, existing international honor society in the Computing and Information Disciplines. It has received endorsements from the two largest computer organizations in the world, the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and the IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS).
Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) Honor Society
Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field.