2002-03 Bulletin
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COMPUTER SCIENCE



 
Department
Members
Anthony Aaby, Chair; Larry Aamodt, James Klein. 
 




Computer science is the study of the representation, storage, and manipulation of information. The Department of Computer Science prepares its students for both graduate study and careers in computer science, system analysis and design, software engineering, and networking.
 
The department offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Associate of Science degrees. The department cooperates with the School of Engineering in offering a concentration in computer engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering (B.S.E.) Degree. The School of Business offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree (B.B.A.) with a concentration in computer information systems (C.I.S.).
 
The Bachelor of Science degree will prepare students for careers or graduate study in computer science. The Bachelor of Arts degree will prepare students for careers in fields applying computer information and data processing. The Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a concentration in computer engineering will prepare students for careers or graduate study in both computer science and computer engineering.
 
The curriculum follows the guidelines of the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
 



The department offers these degrees and majors.

Degrees
* MAJOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (Bachelor of Arts)
* MAJOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE (Bachelor of Science)
* STANDARD OPTION
* SOFTWARE SYSTEMS OPTION
* Application Domain
* HARDWARE SYSTEMS OPTION
* COMPUTER ENGINEERING (Bachelor of Science in Engineering)
* COMPUTER PROGRAMMING (Associate of Science)
* MINOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE



Courses
* COMPUTER SCIENCE (CPTR)
* INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INFO)