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2016-2017 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer and Information Sciences


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The Department of Computer and Information Sciences offers a major leading to a B.S. degree in computer science. The aims of the department in training majors are:

  1. Technical Competency   Graduates will be able to apply their technical knowledge and skills to develop and implement computer solutions to achieve goals important to the industry, civilian or military components of government, or the research area in which they work.  They will understand the capabilities and potentials of hardware and software, the relevance of theory, and the importance of networks, information security, information organization, information design and human computer interactions.
  2. Professionalism   Graduates will have professional and ethical attitudes that foster immediate employment and for developing careers in both the civilian workplace and for military duty. These include a desire for continuing intellectual and professional growth as well as an awareness of ethics and the impact of computers on society.
  3. Communication and Interpersonal Skills   Graduates will have communicative skills to function effectively in the civilian or military workplace and in society at large.  They will have experience and expertise in working in teams and be able to provide leadership in their workplace organizations.

Each new cadet is assigned a departmental advisor who provides the necessary guidance and support throughout the Cadetship.

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    COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

    Department of Computer and Information Sciences

    Department Head: Colonel Eltoweissy

    Requirements for a degree in computer and information sciences are specified in Computer Science, B.S.  

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