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Department: Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

About the Program


A major in computer information systems or a minor in computer science prepares students to effectively implement computer resources for organizations. A systems approach at Notre Dame of Maryland University emphasizes object-oriented programming and visual software for the conversion of data to information.

Students will analyze, plan, develop, program and maintain computer applications with leading edge technologies using Windows and UNIX platforms. Courses in the computer information systems/computer science programs prepare students for teamwork and leadership and stress the importance of workplace and life skills including written and verbal communication.

A minor in computer science is the study of algorithmic approaches to problem solving. Computer science enhances technical skills for scientific applications with mathematical and analytical skills.  

A student may also choose to minor in computer information systems or computer science with any other major offered at the University.

The computer information systems major and computer science minor are administered by the mathematics/physics/computer studies department.