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3 Bachelor of Science Degrees
Computer Science :: Computer I.S. :: Computer I.T.

Mikayla Webber
One-stop Computer Science Education in Tennessee, USA

Our department is one of the largest computer science department (in terms of student number) in the state of Tennessee.

One-stop Computer Science Education in Tennessee, USA

Our department is one of the largest computer science department (in terms of student number) in the state of Tennessee.

One-stop Computer Science Education in Tennessee, USA

Our department is one of the largest computer science department (in terms of student number) in the state of Tennessee.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology offers three (3) Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees. There are 6 areas of study (concentrations) available under the 3 majors. 4 concentrations are offered 100% online. The other 2 concentrations have a significant amount of online courses. All 6 concentrations are offered on-campus. The Department also offers 6 Minors.

B.S. Degrees Information Sheet Course Offering Composite Schedule

 

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B.S. in Computer Information Systems (B.S. CIS)

Mikayla Webber
GENERAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS CONCENTRATION

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

This program is for those who plan to work in some areas of computer applications in the business field. Areas of study include data communications, database management, and systems analysis and design, with an emphasis on programming in several languages that are useful for business applications.

Blake Crozier
INFORMATION ASSURANCE AND SECURITY CONCENTRATION

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

Today, CYBER SECURITY program are more popular than ever. This program prepares students to work in the information security and data protection areas. The program features student selectable emphasis areas in information security technical administration, information security management and secure software development.

 

 

B.S. in Computer Information Technology (B.S. CIT)

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WEB AND DATABASE CONCENTRATION

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

This program trains students in the development and support of web applications. It also trains students in the design, implementation, and administration of databases. It emphasizes the construction of websites, databases, and the programming languages used in web development.

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NETWORKING CONCENTRATION

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

This program provides students with an in-depth understanding of the foundations of data communication and modern networking technology and develops the technical skills needed to deploy and manage an enterprise network in a secure computing environment.

 

 

B.S. in Computer Science (B.S. CSC)

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GENERAL COMPUTER SCIENCE CONCENTRATION

On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

This program concentrates on the technical areas of computing with an emphasis on programming and algorithm design. It includes a significant mathematics component.

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SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Concentration

On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

This program focuses on the areas needed to develop and manage large software systems. Topics include software requirements, design, architecture, testing, quality assurance, and project management.

 

Minors

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND ROBOTICS MINOR

On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

The Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Minor will introduce students to several areas in and related to artificial intelligence. The minor includes courses in general artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics.

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MOBILE SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY MINOR

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

The Mobile Software Technology Minor will introduce students to the basic technologies needed to develop applications and websites for mobile devices. Students will work with various mobile devices and operating systems. Since many mobile applications communicate with other systems such as web servers, students will also be introduced to basic web and database development. This minor is appropriate for students with an interest in programming and software development.

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INFORMATION ASSURANCE & SECURITY MINOR

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

The Information Assurance and Security Minor prepares students to work in the information security and data protection areas. It emphasizes data communications, network security, cryptography, and computer forensics.

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WEB TECHNOLOGY MINOR

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

The Web Technology Minor will introduce students to the basic areas of Web page design, creation, and management. It includes an introduction to programming, an introduction to web development and web page design, an introduction to scripting using several platforms, and an introduction to database management.

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COMPUTER NETWORKING MINOR

Online | On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

The Computer Networking Minor provides students with an in-depth understanding of the foundations of data communication and modern networking technology. It develops technical skills needed to deploy and manage an enterprise network in a secure computing environment.

Mikayla Webber
COMPUTER SCIENCE MINOR

On-Campus | Mix of Online & On-Campus

The Computer Science Minor covers the technical areas of computing with an emphasis on programming and algorithm design.

 

Students need to complete the General Education Core requirements. Concentrations from the B.S. CIS degree requires students to complete a minor. The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology is located in the Maynard Mathematics and Computer Science Building. There are currently over 600 majors in the department from which the department produces around 100 graduates each year. Transfer, online, military-affiliated, second-degree, and non-traditional students are welcome.

Advisors are available to assist prospective students in choosing a concentration and planning a program that will lead to graduation. Information on all the programs in the Department is available at the Department’s Web site, www.apsu.edu/csci