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COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

DEGREE PROGRAMS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATICS

Undergraduate Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (120 credit hours)
    • Receiving a BS in Computer Science enables a person to go beyond being a user and to learn software development. Computer Science, in its essence, can be thought of as problem solving. Computer scientists must be adept at modeling and analyzing problems and then to design and develop solutions. Finally, computer science has a wide range of specialties including computer architecture, software systems, graphics, artificial intelligence, database systems, security and many others
  • Bachelor of Science in Informatics (120 credit hours)

Graduate Programs

Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Computer Programming (14 credit hours)
    • Students who successfully complete the certificate will have full command of a modern programming language used in the information technology industry; be able to analyze computational problems and create algorithms to solve them; be able to design, write, debug, and document well modularized programs to implement these algorithms; and be able to work comfortably with the standard data structures and algorithms that are widely known and employed by programming professionals.
  • Certificate in Advanced Computer Programming (25 credit hours)
    • In addition to the skills described above in the Certificate in Computer Programming, students who complete this advanced certificate will receive training in computer architecture, large scale team programming, systems analysis and design and one other advanced area of computer science.
  • Certificate in Computer Applications (19 credit hours)
    • This certificate consists of six courses (19 credits) and will provide the student with the knowledge and understanding of computer hardware and software components and how they operate, use of common office automation and productivity application software, introduction to operating systems, introduction to event driven programming and graphical user interfaces, introduction to web based programming, introduction to computer networks and the client/server computing model.
  • Certificate in Technology for Administration (14 credit hours)
    • The goal of this certificate is to provide the necessary technical expertise to those who are already in management positions or those who are considering management positions in the future. Candidates for this certificate program must have a bachelors degree prior to enrolling in the program.
  • Certificate in Applied Informatics (at least 17 credit hours)

Minors