Computer Science and Computer Information Sciences

Did you know that professionals in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics occupations (STEM) are projected to see a 12 percent increase through 2029? Whether you want to build a technical or theoretical foundation in the field of computers, there is a track for you at Barry! The two degree paths within our Computer Science Program are designed to strengthen students technical, critical thinking, and research skills.

In the Computer Information Sciences (CIS) program, our core courses provide students focused instruction in the design and implementation of computer networks, systems, and digital media. Ask one of our helpful advisors about adding a Cybersecurity, Digital Media or Data Analytics Specialization to your Bachelor of Science degree to boost your career options in this exciting field.

Majors in Computer Science (CS) will acquire the unique expertise to balance independent study and project development in the workplace. Students can also minor in CS with as little as 20 approved credits!

Both CS and CIS paths permit access to Barry’s state-of-the-art technology laboratory equipped with virtual machine-based computer security simulation, 3D printing, Linux and Windows servers. These opportunities for pragmatic engagement groom students to mitigate the challenges they will encounter in an increasingly digital world.

*Ten credits in department-specified mathematics and science courses are required for all CIS majors.