Great Reasons to Major in Computer and Information Sciences at Springfield College
|Computing is part of everything we do—from transportation and entertainment to analysis and research, all facets of engineering, health and medicine, and global competitiveness, to name a few. Computer and information sciences graduates have a direct impact on devices or systems that are critical to people’s lives and the services on which they depend.|
Springfield College’s CISC program offers breadth and depth to better prepare its graduates for their careers by uniting three concentrations—Information Systems, Software Development, and Game Programming—into a solid core.
|Computing jobs are here to stay. In 2004, U.S. IT employment was 17% higher than in 1999. And, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, computing has the greatest potential for new jobs through 2014.|
Springfield College’s CISC program offers courses that have direct relevance and importance to the needs of industry, with a curriculum that provides graduates with advanced skills that are sought after by employers, such as database skills, multi-platform programming development skills, analytical skills, and good, basic business intelligence.
|Employers are expanding their U.S. workforces over the next five years. Because of this, they take their investments into the recruiting process seriously.|
Springfield College’s CISC program offers students the opportunity to learn real-world, on-the-job skills through its academic field experience course as well as internship opportunities. This combination of skills development and hands-on knowledge makes them competitive candidates for employment.
|Employers value graduates who can work in a global setting.|
Springfield College’s CISC curriculum, coupled with the College’s comprehensive general education curriculum that emphasizes diversity, multiculturalism, and the human dimension on an international level, prepares graduates to work in a global setting. In addition, CISC majors are encouraged to spend a semester studying abroad to be better prepared for possible employment on a global level.
|Computer and Information Sciences majors drive innovation, particularly in science and medicine: the human genome project, AIDS vaccine research, environmental monitoring and protection, and many more. The expertise of CISC majors makes a positive difference in the world.|
Since 1885, Springfield College has been world-renowned for its focus on health and wellness and a mission that promotes leadership in service to others. Springfield College graduates are “people people” who unite their expertise with the desire to work for the greater good of humanity.
Computing is a field that offers many types of lucrative careers and presents future opportunities that are without boundaries.
Springfield College’s Humanics Philosophy of educating students in spirit, mind, and body produces CISC graduates who possess strong leadership skills, effective communication skills, and personal human interaction skills.
At Springfield College, we provide you with well-rounded academic preparation and encourage you to imagine all the ways you can make your life’s work exciting.