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Department of Computer Science & Information Technology

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Welcome


Welcome to the home page of the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology. If you are a prospective student, the links on this page will provide you with much of the information that you need. We welcome on-line, transfer, and second-degree students. If you need more information, please contact our office at 931-218-7361 or email Dr. Bruce Myers, the Chair of the Department.

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News from the Computer Science Department


Computer Science Education Week! 

Computer Science Education Week is an annual program dedicated to celebrating and promoting the importance of computer science education Organized each year by the Computing in the Core coalition and Code.org, the event is supported by the U.S Congress, ACM, CSTA, CRA, NCWIT, Microsoft, Google, and Intel.

APSU CSIT is participating in this national movement to promote and encourage students to enter the magnificent field of Computer Science by hosting an “open house” event on December 6, 2017, from 3:30pm-6:00pm in the Maynard Lobby. In addition, students will be presenting their team projects and research work in a seminar format until 8:00pm in MMCS 244. The event includes poster board presentations, student and faculty research, games, and more computing related topics. Free Pizza and soft drinks are provided!

Contact Dr. Elarde at elardej@apsu.edu for more information, or if you're a student interested in giving a presentation!


ACM Programming Contest/Mid-Southeast Conference Congratulations

Regional ACM Programming Contest 2017: November 11, 2017. 2 teams participated, supervised by Dr. Church.The ACM Programming Contest is an international programming contest run every year by the Association for Computing Machinery. The contest takes place in two phases. The first phase is the Regional Contests which are held at various sites throughout the world. Each region coordinates its own contest and the top teams in each region are chosen to compete at the second phase of the contest, which is the World Finals.

APSU competed in the Mid Central region at University of Tennessee at Martin. There 14 teams competing at the site and  were 126 teams competing in the region. Standings.

The teams were:

2017 Fall ACM Mid-Southeast Conference, November 9 & 10, 2017, Gatlinburg, TN, USA: Computer Science student, Michael Timbes presented poster "Using TensorFlow for Face Detection" at the conference.


Need Help for Programming Assignments and Software Installation?

We are OPEN for Fall 2017.
Please click here for our schedule.
FREE for all in-class and online students taking APSU classes.


Participate in Google igniteCS to help teach children programming

Get together with at least five other undergrads to help grow CS education in our community! You can get lesson plans and materials from Google to help you teach kids computer science and get them invested in our passion. Click to view more information and guidelines.


Graduate Teaching Assistant Positions Available


Keeping Up With Us

For those who may not have kept up with us, here is a list of our faculty and staff.


For APSU computer science graduates who may see this page, please email us and let us know your current email address. 
Beverly Jean-Baptiste
Meet Beverly Jean-Baptiste - Class of 2017

B.S. Computer Science & Information Systems
Computer Science Concentration, Mathematics Minor

"The computer science program gives me a chance to learn different languages, programs and applications. I look forward to pursuing a career as a software developer after graduation."

Mikala Webber
Meet Mikayla Webber - Class of 2018

B.S. Computer Science & Information Systems
Computer Science Concentration, Information Systems Concentration

"We learn the skills to be public speakers, leaders and teammates, while learning the fundamental skills of a computer scientist."

Sam Bennett
Meet Sam J. Bennett - Class of 2015

B.S. Computer Science & Information Systems
Information Systems Concentration, Mobile Software Technology Minor

"The classwork has helped me in many ways. The programming courses really help teach the mindset of problem solving. There are also courses involving group work that offer good experience working with others on a software project."

Tiffany Broadbent
Meet Tiffany Broadbent - Class of 2015

B.S. Computer Science & Information Systems
Internet & Web Technology Concentration, Graphic Design Minor

"The computer science faculty at APSU is phenomenal in the way they all truly want each and every student to succeed to their highest potential. Receiving extra assistance for class assignments is never an issue, as the professors and tutors are always available and open to answer any questions I may have."