Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Information Technology
Computing technology plays an increasingly important role in every aspect of society. The Computer Science and Information Technology major provides students with an understanding of fundamental computer science concepts coupled with applied information technology skills. Students are prepared for careers in computing technology industries or for graduate programs.
Why should you study CSIT?
From communication to science to design, knowledge of computing is the key to new advancements. With a knowledge of CSIT, you’ll have the ability to make people’s lives better with technology. You’ll also be joining one of the most in-demand and highly paid fields---half of all STEM jobs are in computing, and salaries start around $xx,000. Finally, by studying CSIT, you’ll be trained to become a modern-day problem solver. You’ll break down real-world challenges and design the steps computers will take to find a solution.
More about the CSIT major
Each student selects a concentration within the major, based on their interests
- Software Engineering: Learn to design, develop and deploy large scale software systems that will run on a variety of platforms including mobile, cloud and other computing devices.
- Network and Security: Learn to design, develop and deploy network infrastructure that is secure and reliable.
- Game Development: Learn to design, develop and deploy both serious games for solving problems and fun games for entertainment.
- Information Systems: Learn to design, develop and deploy large data systems that use latest data science computing tools and techniques to answer key questions for business decisions.
Students have the opportunity to join extracurricular activities like the Android Development Club, or to act as a teaching assistant in the TA++ program and find internship opportunities through mbrace summer internship program. Students also dedicate their skills to the community and make professionals connections through activities like the Ideas of March and Startup Weekend.