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Students Majoring in CIS learn:

  • How to build web sites.
  • How to program in different languages
  • How to build information systems (IS)
  • How to build databases

Why CIS at Edgewood College

  • Dynamic Learning Environment
  • Small Classes -- Big Opportunities
  • Latest Trends -- Employer Connections

Hey computing and information science students!  Are you motivated to succeed in your field? Do you have a 3.0 or higher GPA?  Then we want YOU to join one of Edgewood College’s STEM Learning Communities!  Find out more at:
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Computing & Information Sciences Department

The Computer Information Systems track at Edgewood College includes classes that provide an opportunity for students to learn core concepts of computing, information systems development, programming, database development, operating systems, networking and web development.

CIS majors receive an up-to-date education in the world of computing and, when they graduate, use their degree in a wide variety of careers in the IT profession.

When combined with a degree in Business, Computer Information Systems students learn to apply their knowledge of information systems, web sites and programming in the business environment.

For working adults, the CIS Department offers an accelerated degree program, Adult College Completion. For more information, view Adult College Completion program here.

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 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 innovation.
  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.

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STEM Learning Communities

Check out the STEM Learning Communities you can become part of!

  • Biology
  • Chemistry, Geoscience, and Physics
  • Computing & Information Sciences
  • Mathematics