Computer Science Program
The discipline of Computer Science has arisen as one of the most well-paying and in-demand disciplines in the last decade; the average starting salary for a Computer Science graduate is roughly $63,000/year. The Computer Science Program at ISU can prepare you to succeed in a wide range of exciting computer-science-related careers including software engineering, databases, computer security, networks, system administration, etc.
The Bachelor of Science (BS) program in Computer Science (CS) is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and by the Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Program Educational Objectives
The Computer Science program helps students gain the following abilities:
- An awareness and commitment to one's ethical and social responsibilities.
- An understanding that life-long learning is an integral part of personal, professional, and social interaction.
- The requisite qualifications for obtaining employment as a Computer Scientist.
- The requisite qualifications for pursuing an advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field, particularly when the curriculum is augmented with additional selected math courses.