Computer Science

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Alma College student at the Digital Media Commons located in SAC academic building.

Computer science studies how information is created, stored, transformed, transmitted, and visualized. Digital information encompasses e-commerce, PCs and mobile devices, computer gaming and cloud-based networks.

The Computer Science program provides a wide range of experiences including programming languages and hardware systems. The department maintains a dedicated Macintosh computer laboratory for student use, as well as an advanced computing lab with high-end PCs and Macs for student and faculty research. Graduates are well prepared for graduate study or for a wide range of professional positions including mobile app development, computational science, website and database administration, computer programming, information systems consulting and computer system administration.

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