• Computer and Data Science Department


    What is Computer Science?

    Computer Science is the science that deals with the theory and methods of processing information in digital computers, the design of computer hardware and software, and the applications of computers.


    Why Study Computer Science?

    The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is a professional organization for computer scientists.  They list the following 10 reasons to study computer science:

    1. Computing is part of everything we do!
    2. Expertise in computing enables you to solve complex, challenging problems.
    3. Computing enables you to make a positive difference in the world.
    4. Computing offers many types of lucrative careers.
    5. Computing jobs are here to stay, regardless of where you are located.
    6. Expertise in computing helps you even if your primary career choice is something else.
    7. Computing offers great opportunities for true creativity and innovativeness.
    8. Computing has space for both collaborative work and individual effort.
    9. Computing is an essential part of well-rounded academic preparation.
    10. Future opportunities in computing are without boundaries.