Bachelor of Science in Computer Science & Information Technology Graceland University
Want to study the ‘internet of things?’ Majoring in Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) at Graceland is a great place to start.
Students who major in CSIT learn from top-notch instructors who help them strengthen their theoretical basis of computer science while building up problem-solving skills through hands-on practical experience with information technology. With an autonomous, self-directed learning approach, students are trained to be responsible to perform projects and research.
Graceland graduates work at local industries like Principal in Des Moines and Cerner in Kansas City and some work at powerhouses like Google and Apple because the skills they learn give them the capacity to stay at the top of their fields.
- Students are introduced to a wide range of computer science and information technology fields, encouraging students to discover their talents and interests.
- Graceland’s CSIT program balances computer science ideas with real-world experiences in information technology.
- Students have opportunities to participate in regional conferences and competitions in programming, robotics, and cybersecurity.
In addition to the general education requirements, students majoring in Computer Science and Information Technology must complete a concentration of 36 semester hours of CSIT courses as prescribed below:
- CSIT1100 Principles of Computing – 3
- CSIT1200 Data Structures – 3
- CSIT2010 Object-Oriented Programming – 3
- CSIT2100 Intermediate Programming – 2
- CSIT2240 Computer Hardware and Operating Systems – 3
- CSIT2300 Linux Operating Systems – 3
- CSIT3120 Computer Networks and Network Security – 3
- CSIT3200 Systems Analysis and Design – 3
- CSIT3300 Database Concepts and SQL – 3
- ARTS/CSIT4100 Systems Development Project – 1
- DSCI1500 Beginning Data Science and Data Analytics – 3
- MATH1370 Statistics for Sciences – 3
- MATH2350 Discrete Mathematics – 3
- Upper-division CSIT electives – 6
A computer science and information technology major from Graceland University can help to prepare you for these careers:
- Software Developer
- Web Developer
- Computer Systems Analyst
- Information Security Analyst
- Software Engineer
- System Administrator
- Database Administrator
- SQL Programmer
- and many other exciting fields.
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