Computer Science & Information Systems
Welcome to the Department of Computer Science at Texas A&M University-Commerce, one of the premium institutes for computer science research and education. Industry today is looking for computer science graduate with deeper skill sets. The Department of Computer Science, established in 1971, offers specialized undergraduate and graduate academic program in computer science with special focus on all your career needs. It is a center for research and education at the undergraduate and graduate level.
The Undergraduate Program
The Department of Computer Science offers two undergraduate programs, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (B.S.C.I.S). The goal of the undergraduate degree program is to prepare the student for a wide variety of applications found within the diverse computer science field. The graduates will acquire a strong technical foundation normally required for careers involving computer science engineering. The students are also provided with opportunities to interact and learn from eminent scientists and engineers from outside the University. There is a steady stream of seminars given by computer scientists from across the world.
The Graduate Program & Research
To meet the diverse needs of the computing industry, the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems offers a master's degree program (M.S.) in Computer Science which blends applied and theoretical computer science concepts. The program is built around five core computer science courses supplemented by a set of electives which include areas such as database, artificial intelligence, network, computer engineering and data communications. The core courses, specialized track courses, and electives enable students to devise a degree plan which meets their individual professional interests as well as the needs of the industry. In addition, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Department of Computer Science offers one of the best environment for research in areas of data mining, ontology and semantic reasoning, scientific computing and systems. The graduate students are welcome to pursue their research interests and make significant contributions to major research initiatives. The computing facilities include both PC and UNIX based environments on an assortment of modern general purpose computing systems.