The Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Shelbyville is one of 47 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system is comprised of six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-seven colleges of applied technology. More than 80 percent of all Tennessee students attending public institutions are enrolled in a Tennessee Board of Regents institution. TCAT Shelbyville is accredited by the Council of Occupation Education. The Tennessee College of Applied Technology- Shelbyville is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The mission of the program is to provide the technical instruction and skill development for the student to become gainfully employed in the Information Technology field.
As a comprehensive university, Tennessee Tech offers 44 bachelor's and 20 graduate degree programs within six academic divisions: Agricultural and Human Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business, Education, Engineering, and Interdisciplinary Studies and Extended Education. A university that the Princeton Review consistently calls one of the best in the Southeast, Tennessee Tech offers students the true college experience. The University is committed to the life-long success of students in its undergraduate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral degree granting programs through high-quality instruction and learning experiences. The University is engaged in scholarly activity, especially basic and applied research, creative endeavors, and public service, with special emphasis on community and economic development. The University supports student participation in a broad array of extracurricular activities as an integral component of its commitment to student life and success.
The mission of the Department of Computer Science is to develop the human and intellectual resources needed to meet the future technological challenges in the field of computing. This includes developing computer scientists and computer engineers for positions of leadership in industry, government, and academia. It also means performing basic, applied and multi- disciplinary research as well as coordinating and cooperating with other parts of the System to enhance the effectiveness of educational resources. Likewise, the Department of Computer Science provides the intellectual leadership and technology in the computing field required by the university, the state, and the nation.
Texas A&M University-San Antonio was created to address an educational need in South San Antonio. The Texas Legislature asked The Texas A&M University System to establish a center that would offer junior- and senior-level courses in South San Antonio, an area that has been historically underserved in terms of higher education. The university, then known as Texas A&M University-Kingsville System Center-San Antonio, was approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in January 2000. Texas A&M University-San Antonio faculty and staff prepare and empower students through innovative and challenging academic and co-curricular programs that contribute to and enrich the economic and social development of the community and region. A solid foundation for success is established through dynamic teaching, scholarship, research, and public service that inspire graduates to lifelong learning and responsible global citizenship.
Texas State's 32,572 students choose from 97 bachelors, 89 masters and nine doctoral degree programs offered by the colleges: Applied Arts, McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Liberal Arts, Science, University College and the Graduate College. Texas State students come from around the globe, and our student body is diverse. Thirty-five percent of Texas State students are ethnic minorities. Hispanic Outlook ranks Texas State 13th in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanic students. Over the years, the Legislature broadened the institution's scope and changed its name in 2003 to Texas State University-San Marcos. Each name reflects the university's growth from a small teacher preparation institution to a major, multipurpose university. Texas State's original mission was to prepare Texas public school teachers. It became renowned for carrying out this mission, but today it does far more.
Texas Tech University prides itself on being a major comprehensive research university that retains the sense of a smaller liberal arts institution. Although enrollment is over 30,000, Texas Tech students boast of one-on-one interaction with top faculty and an environment that stresses student accomplishment above all else. They're large enough to provide the best in facilities and academics, but small enough to focus on you. They are committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and world. Texas Tech students come from every county in Texas, all 50 states and more than 90 foreign countries. Tech offers 150 undergraduate degree programs through 11 academic colleges, a graduate school and a school of law. They offer more than 100 master's degree programs and over 50 doctoral degree programs. The university is dedicated to student success by preparing learners to be ethical leaders for a diverse and globally competitive workforce.
Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized among the nation's best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. The Computer and Information Sciences (COSC) Department is one of the largest departments at Towson University, offering forty-five undergraduate courses, more than twenty graduate courses, and serving approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate majors. They have 32 full-time faculty members and recruit new faculty every year. Their part-time faculty are highly motivated and active in business and industry. COSC faculty are committed to excellence in teaching and providing students with professional guidance and advice. They emphasize quality in education which includes solid theoretical foundations and the latest technological developments.
Trident University is committed to developing a passionate, connected learning community that can help students achieve their academic goals. TUI quality of instruction strictly adheres to all U.S. Department of Education and WASC accreditation requirements. We also provide outstanding administrative services, cutting-edge technology and a highly qualified academic faculty of which over 90% hold doctoral degrees.
Trinity University is a transformational liberal arts and sciences institution. As a primarily residential undergraduate university with selected pre-professional and professional programs, it introduces students to new ways of thinking, growing, and being, while creating and nurturing a diverse community that values multiple ways of understanding the world. Trinity University takes pride in being a catalyst for growth, for its students and all members of the Trinity community.
Trinity University's values: Discovery, Excellence, Impact, The Individual, Community
The Computer Information Systems degrees and certificates are designed to provide students with the skills necessary to obtain a position in the specialties of E-commerce, database3 design, game development and programming, and Linux system management. Graduates of the program will be able to:
Demonstrate a basic understanding of computer hardware and software.
Demonstrate basic level of competency in programming and logic skills.
Utilize web technologies.
Use productivity software effectively (word processing, spreadsheets, and database software).
Identify an area of interest through the selection of elective courses.
Apply the skills that are the focus of this program to business scenarios
Work effectively in teams.
Present conclusions effectively, orally and in writing.