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Welcome to the University of South Alabama http://www.usouthal.edu/ and the School of Computer and Information Sciences http://www.cis.usouthal.edu/ Good News! The number of jobs in Computing is increasing at a faster rate than in any other industry (U.S. Department of Labor)

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Welcome to the

University of South Alabama

http://www.usouthal.edu/

and the

School of Computer and Information Sciences

http://www.cis.usouthal.edu/

good news
Good News!
  • The number of jobs in Computing is increasing at a faster rate than in any other industry(U.S. Department of Labor)
  • Market demand for specialized Computing skills and knowledge will continue to outpace the supply. It is expected that more than 20 percent of permanent Computing positions will remain unfilled (Gartner Group: “IT Workforce Change)
  • Expanding technology needs will result in demand for qualified Computing Professional resulting in the biggest increases in base compensation over the next several years (RHI Consulting: Technology Professionals)
rhi consulting technology professionals
Specialties in Demand

Internet/Intranet and E-commerce Development

Networking

Technical Support

Project Management

Systems Analysis

Software Implementation

Database Administration/Architecture

Software Applications Development

Job Skills Needed

Support Knowledge/Skills

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Mathematics and Statistics

Problem Solving/Scientific Approach

Specialization Area supporting courses

Life-Long Learning

RHI Consulting: Technology Professionals
features of our program
Options

Three specializations: Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology

Cross-Discipline Partnerships: Computer Engineering, E-commerce

All three specializations have day and evening rotations

Solid Foundation in Computing

Programming skills (Java plus two additional languages)

Basics (Operating Systems, Networks)

Flexibility in Personal Interests

Electives from CSC, ISC, ITE for any specialization choice

Choice of project types in Senior Design

Support Knowledge/Skills

Interpersonal and Communication Skills

Mathematics and Statistics

Problem Solving/Scientific Approach

Specialization Area supporting courses

Life-Long Learning

Features of Our Program
overview of our program

Freshman Programming

Sophomore

OS, Networks, etc

CSC

ISC

ITE

Junior/Senior: Specialization Area Courses

Junior/Senior: Elective Courses

Capstone Senior Project Design

Overview of Our Program
computer science
COMPUTER SCIENCE

A discipline that involves understanding

  • the design of computers and computational processes
  • information transfer and transformation
  • how to make processes efficient and endow them with some form of intelligence
  • advancing the fundamental understanding of algorithms and information processes
  • the practical design of efficient, reliable software to meet given specifications.
information systems
INFORMATION SYSTEMS

A discipline that centers on

  • the development of systems to improve the performance of people in organizations
  • problem identification, analysis, and decision making at all levels of management
  • the analysis of the evolving role of information and organizational processes
  • the design, implementation and maintenance of the information systems that form the backbone of today’s global economy
information technology
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

A discipline that centers on the use of state-of-the-art, computer-based tools

  • to deliver computing technology to knowledgeable workers in widely diverse situations
  • to support end-users in complex network and World-Wide-Web environments
  • to develop new technology solutions by using the different technologies developed by the computer engineers, computer scientists, and information scientists
laptop ownership policy
Laptop Ownership Policy
  • All students enrolled in CIS 120, 122, 401,501 must have a laptop for use in these and following courses
  • Policy is effective beginning Fall, 2001
  • Specifications (minimums are given below)
    • Processor: Intel Pentium or compatible 900 MHz
    • Hard Drive: 10 GB
    • CD ROM: 10X
    • RAM: 128 MB or greater
    • Audio: Soundblaster compatible
    • Network: Ethernet 10BaseT
    • Modem: 56K V.90
  • “Wet ports” to connect to campus networks will be available for student use at many locations on campus
other opportunities
Internship Program

Opportunity to learn while earning $$$

Partners

Minolta - QMS

Clear Channel

Mobile County Emergency Management Agency

Mobile County Commission

Software Technology

IPSCO Steel

OMNI Phone

ATI

Five-Year Program: BS and MS in 5 years

Apply in second semester of Junior year

GPA of 3.25

Composite of 1100 on GRE verbal and quantitative with at least 400 on each portion

Financial aid is available to those admitted to the program

MS in CIS with Specializations in

Computer Science

Information Systems

Other Opportunities
student chapter of the acm
Association of Computing Machinery

Oldest Professional Organization in Computing

Faculty Sponsor-Dr. David Langan (langan@cis.usouthal.edu)

USA Chapter is one of the most active on campus

Service

Tutoring

Lectures

Scholarship Awards in CIS

Special Projects

Social

Pizza Party

Games Party

Annual Banquet

Intramurals

Student Chapter of the ACM
faculty and administration
Faculty and Administration
  • Faculty
    • 11 Ph.D.’s
    • 8 Instructors (All have Masters in CIS)
    • Recruiting for 2 additional Ph.D.s and 2 Instructors
  • Administration
    • Dean
    • Three Coordinators for Specialization Areas (CSC, ISC, ITE)
  • Scholarly Publications in

Curriculum Development Teaching of Computing

Database Design Software Development

Graphics Interface Design

Robotics Artificial Intelligence

E-Commerce Organizational Issues

Teaming, Problem Solving Life-long learning

contact us main office phone 251 460 6390
Email

Dean: David L. Feinstein

feinstein@cis.usouthal.edu

Computer Science: Michael Doran

doran@cis.usouthal.edu

Information Systems or Graduate Program: Roy Daigle

daigle@cis.usouthal.edu

Information Technology: William Owen

owen@cis.usouthal.edu

Web

School of Computer and Information Sciences

http://www.cis.usouthal.edu

University of South Alabama http://www.usouthal.edu or http://www.southalabama.edu

Contact Us!Main Office Phone: (251) 460-6390