Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. As new technologies continue to emerge, the need for computer programmers continues to grow as well. If you have a knack for the language of computers, then a degree in computer programming may be perfect for you. Whether you’re an avid gamer looking to develop the next big video game, or you’d like to become an expert software developer, you’ll gain the skills you need to succeed with this degree.
Description: For a public education facility, interactivity is key. The Director of the North Carolina Aquarium at Ft. Fischer has expressed that there exists an opportunity for a group of East Carolina University students to help expand not only the facility’s interactive capacity, but also their skills and technological prowess by working to design and implement a touch-screen based content delivery system for several of the animal exhibits on campus.
Effective fall 2013, RIT will convert its academic calendar from quarters to semesters. Each program and its associated courses have been sent to the New York State Department of Education for approval of the semester plan. For reference, the following charts illustrate the typical course sequence for this program in both quarters and semesters. Students should consult their academic advisers with questions regarding planning and course selection.
Physicist Stan Frankel, intrigued by small, general-purpose computers, developed the MINAC at Caltech. The Librascope division of defense contractor General Precision buys Frankel’s design, renaming it the LGP-30 in 1956. Used for science and engineering as well as simple data processing, the LGP-30 was a bargainâ€ at less than $50,000 and an early example of a â€˜personal computer,’ that is, a computer made for a single user.
While IT and CS degrees can lead to similar jobs, the differences between the two are quite pronounced. IT professionals should enjoy installing computer systems, using software and maintaining networks and databases, while computer scientists should enjoy mathematics and software design. In general, the relationship between information technology and computer science is quite close and interdependent.