Computer Science/Computer Information Systems at St. Scholastica is an innovative alternative to the computer science programs offered at many colleges and universities. Students in the program learn current and emerging computer technologies and the means to apply these system technologies in solving organizational problems.
In addition to the core computer concepts, students select a specific application concentration in business management, healthcare, Web development, math, or software engineering. Students may also seek departmental approval for a custom designed concentration.
Graduates find work in a variety of large and small organizations as Web developers, software engineers, application programmers, database specialists, and business/system analysts. Some graduates are working for computer consulting firms or working as entrepreneurs, while others are managing the information systems of large and small organizations.
CIS majors are afforded a vareity of study abroad opportunties at St. Scholastica. Recently, a group of students that included CIS majors traveled to India to conduct research. The video below is an overview of their experience.