The mission of the Department of Computer and Information Sciences is to provide a culturally diverse and intellectually stimulating environment for: educating future leaders in academia, industry, government, and entrepreneurial pursuits through rigorous programs covering the theory and application of computer science, developing in their students the ability to solve problems and to contribute through teamwork, creating new knowledge and innovative technologies through research in the core areas of computer science and in collaborations with other disciplines, exploiting the opportunities and solving the problems created by computing and networking technology, and serving the communities to which we belong, locally, nationally, and internationally, with a deep commitment to ethics in the practice of their profession.
The Women's College of the University of Denver (TWC) blends a collaborative, engaging learning community with a challenging academic experience. Their students and faculty have a passion for education and their passion co-creates a stimulating and rewarding environment. Moreover, students graduate from degree and certificate programs with academic knowledge and skills for personal and professional success. At the Women's College, we prepare women to boldly lead in the communities where they live, work, and engage. The ITS program is an inter-disciplinary degree aimed at ensuring students appreciate how technology applications are developed and introduced for use by people and organizations. Course offerings include project management, leadership, communication and problem solving, as well as the typical IT classes in programming, networking, database principles and computer security. The program has identified three "concentration areas" through which students can take courses that align with specific career aspirations: business / systems analysis, technology, and leadership.
The University of Florida is a comprehensive learning institution built on a land-grant foundation. We are The Gator Nation, a diverse community dedicated to excellence in education and research and shaping a better future for Florida, the nation and the world.
Our mission is to enable our students to lead and influence the next generation and beyond for economic, cultural and societal benefit.
The university welcomes the full exploration of its intellectual boundaries and supports its faculty and students in the creation of new knowledge and the pursuit of new ideas.
The University of Georgia, a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education. Its motto, "to teach, to serve, and to inquire into the nature of things," reflects the University's integral and unique role in the conservation and enhancement of the state's and nation's intellectual, cultural, and environmental heritage.
As it has been historically, the University of Georgia is responsive to the evolution of the state's educational, social, and economic needs. It aspires through its strategic planning to even closer contact and interaction with public and private institutions throughout the state as well as with the citizens it serves.
Established in 1984, the department of Computer Science has a growing, dynamic, research-oriented faculty who take great pride in their longstanding record of excellence in research and in undergraduate and graduate education.
The University of Hawai'i at Hilo is a state university with a private college atmosphere. They offer small class sizes, a high faculty-to-student ratio and opportunities for research and hands-on learning. As a public university, the University of Hawai'i at Hilo has a unique position in the State - and country - by offering a rigorous and engaging curriculum at an affordable tuition rate. The admission requirements are moderately selective, allowing above-average students the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a small school experience. UH Hilo is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
The department has over 30 faculty members who conduct research in areas including: algorithms, artificial intelligence, robotics, biomedical informatics and bioinformatics, computational neuroscience, computer vision, databases, high performance computing, human-computer interaction, library and information science, machine learning, mathematical finance, mobile and ubiquitous computing, renewable energy, security and information assurance, and software engineering.
With advanced technology, information and all types of data are being processed at extremely high speed. Work on grand challenge problems such as problems in genetic engineering, bioengineering, natural phenomena, hurricanes, oil spills, biotechnology, and ground water pollution is rapidly increasing. Computer visualization and image processing are becoming essential in medical areas. High performance computing is advancing research in many disciplines, and distributed networking systems are being implemented to enhance communication. These are only a few examples of new challenges in the workplace. More than at any time, the work place is in need of people with strong analytical and computational skills.
The Computer Science Department offers three degrees: the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (including concentrations in Computer Systems and Software Engineering), the Master of Science in Computer Science, and the Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. Their academic programs are designed to prepare students for successful careers in a rapidly evolving discipline, and we place a strong emphasis on design principles and practice. Computer Science remains an outstanding major for these difficult times. Their graduates continue to find excellent jobs, and equally important, Computer Science empowers you to do good: to connect technology to your world.
Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching and public engagement, distinguished by the breadth of our programs, broad academic excellence, and internationally renowned faculty. They serve the state, the nation, and the world by knowledge, preparing for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. The Department of Computer Science is recognized throughout the world as a leader in education and research. The department and its graduates have long been at the forefront of modern computing beginning with the ILLIAC in 1952, and continuing with the creation of Mosaic, the first graphic web browser, through the most recent Internet era.
The undergraduate program in computer science provides the knowledge required for long-term success in a rapidly changing field. Computer science emphasizes not only current techniques, tools, and programming languages but also emerging conceptual frameworks that provide a view of the future.
Undergraduates majoring in computer science develop competence in programming principles and methodologies, problem-solving techniques, mathematics, and computer systems. Computer science training is critical for many careers in science, engineering, business, and health care.
Students may declare a major in computer science when they are admitted to the University or afterward. Students may pursue either a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or a Bachelor of Science (BS). All students begin the major as Bachelor of Arts students but may switch to the Bachelor of Science programs at any time. Both degrees require a mixture of skills in mathematics, programming languages, and theory.