The BS degree in Computer Science is administered by the TCU Department of Computer Science. This degree prepares students to enter into and to advance in fields requiring the creation of new of computing technologies. Students who apply themselves and graduate with this degree will be prepared to excel in the top Computer Science graduate programs in this country.
The BS degree in Computer Information Technology is administered by the TCU Department of Computer Science. This degree prepares students to enter into and to advance in fields requiring the application of computer technology. The program is designed to combine the benefits of a traditional college education with the advantage of hands-on instruction in computer technology. The program integrates technical skills with both written and presentation communication skills.
The Department maintains several computing laboratories for use by students. A separate laboratory is maintained for use by students enrolling in the department’s computer hardware courses and Senior Design capstone course. Additionally, two research laboratories (Wireless Technology and Security Lab and the Mobile HCI Lab) are available for students to engage in research activies with faculty members. All laboratories may be physically accessed 24 hours a day. The TCU Network is also available for any student living in the dorms. Laser printers are provided in all of the Department’s student laboratories.
A wide variety of software tools are provided for student use as they are an important part of the learning experience in the BS programs of this department. Some of these tools are loaded on all of the lab computers maintained by the department and others are provided on an as needed basis.