“Computer science graduates are in high demand, and computer security is one of the fastest-growing job markets within IT,” said Beryl Hoffman, associate professor of computer information technology at Elms, in a statement.
The computer science major will focus on the design and development of software. Required courses will include programming, data structures and algorithms, cyber ethics, and web design.
Required course topics for the revamped CITS major include networks and security, digital forensics, and hardware maintenance.
Electives for both majors will include artificial intelligence, game design, and mobile app design, and both will include an internship, according to the college.
The coeducational Catholic liberal arts school opened its 22,000-square-foot Center for Natural and Health Sciences which includes computer information technology laboratories.
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