Slippery Rock University: Department of Computer Science

Advanced Tecnology & Science Hall
275 Advanced Technology & Science Hall
Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, 16057
Phone: 724.738.2040
Department Chairperson: Deborah Whitfield
Assistant Chairperson: Bernie Zhou
Department Contact: Vicki Sparano
Student Webmaster: Austin Bolt

Concentrations within the Computing Major:

Computer Science

The science of computing. We deal with the theoretical and algorithmic foundations of computation. You will take an extensive core of computer science courses, as well as classes in mathematics and the natural sciences. Traditionally, computer scientists work in designing and implementing software, devising new ways to use computers, and developing effective ways to solve computing problems.

Information Technology

Web-based computing. The degree prepares you to create highly dynamic information handling systems that are web-based. The program focuses on the programming applications of the Internet and WWW: dynamic scripting, information processing, and visual interfaces. You will take a strong core of computing courses supported by classes in business, communications, and art.