Department of Computer Science | Briar Cliff University

Department of Computer Science

About our Department

The computer science curriculum promotes the development of skills in problem-solving using a computer. The program is designed to prepare students for either careers in the computer field or for graduate study.

Upon graduation, students in the computer science will be able to:

  • Use common algorithms and data structures and apply them to new problems.
  • Demonstrate fluency in object-oriented programming in both desktop and Internet applications.
  • Use relational database technology.
  • Understand basic computer architecture, the basic concepts of operating systems and data communications.

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Sep 27, 2020

Briar Cliff University Hosts 89th Commencement Ceremony

Jun 8, 2020

Students Receive Program Awards and Honors Recognition

Mar 25, 2019

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CSCI 019M - Electronic Spreadsheet
CSCI 100 - Introduction to Computers
CSCI 201 - Computer Programming I
CSCI 202 - Computer Programming II
CSCI 280 - Computer Organization
CSCI 325 - Data Structures and Algorithms
CSCI 330 - Programming Language Concepts
CSCI 345 - Database Management
CSCI 360 - Networking/Communications
CSCI 375 - Independent Computer Science Study
CSCI 380 - Operating Systems
CSCI 390 - Computer Science Internship
CSCI 425 - Internet Programming
CSCI 475 - Independent Computer Science Study II
CSCI 490 - Computer Science Internship II
CSCI IS - Independent Computer Science Research
MIS 220 - Microcomputer Applications for Business
MIS 321 - Management Information Systems
MIS 322 - System Analysis and Design
MIS 375 - Independent MIS Study
MIS 390 - MIS Internship
MIS 475 - Independent MIS Study II
MIS 490 - MIS Internship II
MIS IS - Independent MIS Research


Tom Kleen

Tom Kleen
Assistant Professor of Computer Science

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