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Slide 1: Computer Science at MVNU

MVNU Students and Faculty leaving for the ACM Computer Programming Contest

Slide 2: What is Computer Science?

Computer science (CS) spans the range from theory through programming to cutting-edge development and management of computing solutions.

  1. designing and building software

  2. developing and managing effective ways to solve computing problems, such as storing information in databases, sending data over networks or providing new approaches to security problems

  3. devising new and better ways of using computers to solve the challenges and problems humanity faces today.

  4. planning and managing organizational technology infrastructure


Slide 3: What Majors do we have at MVNU?

  • BS in Computer Science (Includes a math minor)
  • BA in Computer Science (Choose your minor)
  • BS in Computer Systems and Network Engineering
  • BS Information Technology Management (Business Department)

Slide 4: BS in Computer Science

  • Learn software development, software engineering, computational theory, database, languages.
  • Prepare for careers in programming, project management, software design, technology innovation
  • Prepare for graduate school in computer science

Slide 5: BA in Computer Science (Choose your minor)

  • Learn software development, software engineering, computational theory, database, languages.
  • Prepare for careers in programming, project management, software design, technology innovation

Slide 6: BS in Computer Systems and Network Engineering

  • Learn networking design, management, and operations
  • Learn software and server system set-up, management, and deployment.
  • Get certifications
  • Prepare for a career in building and running computer servers for organizations

Slide 7: BS Information Technology Management (Business Department)

  • Learn business management skills
  • Learn computer technology management skills, simple programming, and operations
  • Prepare for a career managing technology personal and services for organisations.
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Slide 8: Top 10 Reasons to Major in Computing *

  1. Computing is part of everything we do!
  2. Expertise in computing enables you to solve complex, challenging problems.
  3. Computing enables you to make a positive difference in the world.
  4. Computing offers many types of lucrative careers.
  5. Computing jobs are here to stay, regardless of where you are located.
  6. Expertise in computing helps you even if your primary career choice is something else.
  7. Computing offers great opportunities for true creativity and innovativeness.
  8. Computing has space for both collaborative work and individual effort.
  9. Computing is an essential part of well-rounded academic preparation.
  10. Future opportunities in computing are without boundaries.

Slide 9: Serve others in need at MVNU

Slide 10: Computer Science Job projections 2006-2016


Slide 11: Fastest-growing geographic markets for IT jobs**

  • Kansas City 109%
  • Cleveland 95%
  • Cincinnati 81%
  • Detroit 79%
  • Richmond 59%
  • Jacksonville, FL 51%
  • Providence 50%
  • Columbus 49%
  • Minneapolis 45%
  • Dallas 41%
*As of June 1, 2011, compared to June 1, 2010.


Slide 12: Predicted Salaries


-- JimSkon - 2011-06-10

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