Competitive Learning

Baylor Computer Science participates in a variety of competition-based learning activities. The goal of competitive learning is to foster teamwork in venues that apply real-world problem solving in structured competition environments.

  • ICPC
    The International Collegiate Programming Contest is an algorithmic programming contest for college students. Teams of three, representing their university, work to solve the most real-world problems, fostering collaboration, creativity, innovation, and the ability to perform under pressure. Through training and competition, teams challenge each other to raise the bar on the possible. Quite simply, it is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programming contest in the world. Read more about ICPC

  • Baylor CyberSecurity Team
    Baylor Participates in the Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC), placing 4th in the nation in 2018 and 3rd in the Southwest Region in 2021. The CCDC allows students the opportunity to sharpen their skills in technical and non-technical areas related to cybersecurity in a competitive forum. The goal of competition-based education in cybersecurity is to closely replicate real world environments associated with offensive and defensive cyber actions. Read more about the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

Faculty Involved

Dr. Bill Booth


Dr. Jeff Donahoo


Dr. Greg Hamerly


Dr. Bill Poucher


Professor Shaun Hutton


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