Program Goals

Computer Science

The goals of the Computer Science major are to provide (1) a strong foundation in computer languages and software, computer architecture and hardware, and computing theory; (2) effective and flexible computing skills in problem solving; and (3) a solid preparation for pursuing in-depth training in one or more application area or for continuing education in computer science.

Computer Information Systems

This program prepares business applications programmers/analysts who are well-trained in the technical aspects of computer systems, are knowledgeable of the applications area to which they are applied and have sufficient background to be able to grow professionally in a rapidly changing field. To achieve these goals, the program emphasizes (1) information systems technology; (2) information systems concepts and processes; and (3) organization functions and management, including interpersonal and organizational behavior.