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Computer Science: Concentration General Computer Science

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Why study General Computer Science

This program concentrates on the technical areas of computing with an emphasis on programming and algorithm design. It includes a significant mathematics component.

The Department of Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) is one of the largest computer science department in the state of Tennessee. CSIT offers multiple Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees and multiple Master’s Degrees (M.S. / PSM) to over 600 students / majors. There are multiple areas of study (concentrations) available under multiple majors. The majority of the concentrations are offered 100% online. All concentrations are offered on-campus. On-campus students may take online classes if they wish to do so. Transfer, online, military-affiliated, second-degree, and non-traditional students are welcome.

B.S. CS: General Computer Science Concentration majors go on to pursue many different paths, such as, but not limited to: Computer Programmer, Software Developer, Computer and Information Systems Manager, Data Scientist, Computer Systems Engineer, Web Developer, Database Administrator, Computer Systems Analyst, Software Application Developer etc.

The APSU Computer Science and Information Technology Department has dedicated full-time faculty members and features small class sizes. All classes are taught by professors and instructors satisfying APSU Faculty Qualifications Matrix. Many classes are conducted in modern computer labs, and all classrooms are “smart” classrooms, allowing computer-based demonstrations and lectures.

Department of Computer Science & IT faculty have decades of real-world experience and education in the computing field. All full-time professors have completed terminal degrees in computing and part-time faculty members have many years of real-world experience in different computing disciplines. Many full-time and part-time faculty act as consultants, and/or conduct regular multidisciplinary computing-related research.

What Will I Learn

Sample Course Plan and General Education Requirements

General Computer Science Sample 4 Year Plan

General Education Core