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Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science

Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science Online DegreesThese days there are almost TOO many choices for online Computer Science and IT degrees. Which tech-savvy degree should you choose? What’s the difference between a Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science major? IS there really any difference? If so, which one is best for which career paths?

If you’re having trouble choosing an IT degree path, start by asking yourself which of the following three career questions interests you most:  

1. Why does the technology work?
2. How does the technology work?
3. What technology would work the best?

The question you find yourself most drawn to is a clue to which type of online degree you’d prefer when it comes to Computer Information Systems vs Computer Science.

Many of the online IT degrees offered today are related to Computer Science, Information Technology or Computer Information Systems. Each major shares much in common, but each also tends to focus

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Computer Science Student Resources | Computer Science Student Resources

Includes a basic math refresher, a queuing analysis primer, and links to numerous math sites.

Links to important collections of papers, technical reports, and bibliographies.

Advice and guidance for solving homework problems, writing technical reports, and preparing technical presentations.

A variety of useful documents and links.

Useful links and documents for those considering a career in computer science.

You should take your mind off your work once in a while.

A variety of interesting documents and links to other subjects.

All my books and other Pearson books available via this Web site at a greater discount than online bookstores. Go to discount book purchase.

This site provides information and links for computer science students. It also contains a number of documents that you may find useful in your ongoing computer science education. If you have any suggestions for site content, please email me by clicking on “contact me”, below.
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Computer Science | PLU

Why Study Computer Science at PLU?

There are many reasons why studying Computer Science at PLU is a great choice. The CS department has small class sizes, dedicated and caring faculty, great facilities, and an excellent curriculum.

Our curriculum prepares students to work in the high technology industry as professional software developers, to continue their studies in graduate school, or to apply their computational skills to another field.  With a degree in computer science you might end up writing code for software simulations of proteins, creating the next big video game, or developing a social application that connects people in new ways.  The possibilities seem limitless.

Software is a fundamental part of modern life.  Most of what we do runs on software, and the world needs quality people to create that software.  At PLU, we strive to educate our students to be responsible citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators, and to

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Purdue University – Department of Computer Science

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Modeling COVID-19 Spread: Scenario Studies from Indiana Data

CS Professors Szpankowski, Grama and post doc researcher, Sreedharan are working on epidemiological models and predictions of spread of COVID-19 infection, the impact of social distancing guidelines, and providing guidance for policy-making.


Hambrusch quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education

“The Discipline That Is Transforming Higher Ed” – The computer-science boom is straining colleges. But it could save some, too.


Kate, Peng, and Rompf Promoted to Associate Professor

Purdue University’s Board of Trustees approved faculty promotions for the 2020-2021 academic year. In the Department of Computer Science, three individuals have been promoted to associate professor; Aniket Kate, Chunyi Peng, and Tiark Rompf.


Bertino and Hussain Author CCC White Paper on 5G Security and Privacy

The Computing Community Consortium (CCC) released a white paper titled “5G Security and Privacy – A Research Roadmap.” The white paper, authored by Bertino with Hussain

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What Is Computer Engineering? | Live Science

Computer engineering is the branch of engineering that integrates electronic engineering with computer sciences. Computer engineers design and develop computer systems and other technological devices. 

Computer pioneers

Some of the most prominent pioneers in computer hardware include:

  • Blaise Pascal, inventor of the mechanical calculator;
  • Charles Babbage, inventor of the Analytical Engine;
  • J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly, builders of ENIAC, and later UNIVAC, the first computer to be sold commercially;
  • Nicholas Metropolis, designer of the MANIAC I computer;
  • William Shockley and his team at Bell Labs, inventors of the transistor;
  • Seymour Cray, the “Father of Supercomputing”;
  • Steve Wozniak, designer of the Apple I and II personal computers and co-founder of Apple Computer along with Steve Jobs;
  • Adam Osborne, developer of the first portable computer, the Osborne 1; and
  • Douglas Engelbart and Bill English, co-inventors of the computer mouse and developers of hypertext, computer networks and the graphical user interface (GUI).
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Master of Science in Information Technology | Online IT Programs | Technology isn’t Bound by Geography. Neither are You.

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Engineering & Design | College of Science & Engineering

The Engineering & Design Department office is currently closed for the safety of students, staff, and faculty.  We are working remotely and are available to answer your questions.  Please call 360.650.3380 or send an email to engd@wwu.edu.  We are available!  Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

 

The Engineering & Design Department, in the College of Science and Engineering, offers access to four Bachelor of Science degrees: Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Plastics & Composites Engineering, and Industrial Design. These programs place an emphasis on practical laboratory experiences, in addition to theoretical course work. Each program’s curriculum is designed with input from strong industrial advisory committees to prepare students for professional positions in industry. It is important to know that admissions and advising information is specific to each major and students are encouraged to become familiar with the requirements. 

Alumni

Graduates of the programs have consistently been placed in positions

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