Computer Science Concentrations


 

We are pleased to announce that the New York State Education Department has approved the changes to the Computer Science Program.  The new B.S. in Computer Science offers three optional concentrations effective Fall 2011: 1) Information Technology and Web Science, 2) Cyber Security, and 3) Computer Animation and Game Design.

Information Technology and Web Science (ITWS)

The Information Technology and Web Science concentration is for those students pursuing a professional career in the following area:

The Information Technology and Web Science concentration component is as follows:

CSC 340 – Web Programming

CSC 341 – Management Information Systems

CSC 444 – E-Commerce

CSC 445 – Network Security

Cyber Security (CS)

The Cyber Security concentration is for those students who are interested in the challenges of planning, coordinating and maintaining the information security of organizations small and large. With this concentration, students are well positioned to pursue a career in the following:

  • Information Systems Security Administrators
  • Cyber Security Software Engineers
  • Cyber Security Consultants
  • Information Technology Auditors/Examiners
  • Digital Forensics Experts
  • Security Policy Analysts
  • Chief Security Officers

The Cyber Security concentration component is as follows:

CSC 341 – Management Information Systems

CSC 445 – Network Security

CSC 447 – Network Design and Implementation

CSC 472 – Integrative Project

Computer Animation and Game Design (CAGD)

The Computer Animation and Game Design concentration is for those students who are interested in designing and developing computer graphic animations or games. With this concentration, students are well positioned to pursue a career in the following:

  • Graphic Artists
  • Webpage Designers
  • Mobile App Developers
  • Computer Game Designers
  • Computer Game Software Engineers
  • Video Game Designers

The Cyber Security concentration component is as follows:

CSC 245 – Computer Graphics and Animation

CSC 347 – Advanced Computer Arts

CSC 448 – Game Design

CSC 472 – Integrative Project