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"An opportunity like this never would have come available to me if I had not taken the program in the Sault College/LSSU International Division," Hornblower said. "My employer was very impressed with the fact that I not only had a degree in computer networking, but the hands-on knowledge, as well. This is the main reason that I was hired."

Andrea Hornblower, '06
Network Administrator
Brac Informatics Centre,
Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands

Computer Science

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Did you know...?

Many who major in the field of mathematics combine those studies with education courses and obtain employment as teachers. People with mathematics degrees are found in a broad range of occupations where quantitative skills are needed; one of the largest employers of mathematics is the National Security Agency. Often a minor field of study (such as computer science) provides the supporting credential for entry-level jobs.

Teaching - A completion of a fifth-year internship and graduate course work qualifies you for elementary or secondary teacher certification in Michigan and Ontario, as well as reciprocity with several other states.

Graduate School - An undergraduate mathematics major with emphasis on abstraction, together with an analytical approach to problem solving, continues to provide strong preparation for graduate work in diverse fields — especially when combined with a minor in the related field.

The Computer and Mathematical Sciences program career options:

  • Senior Programmer - Designs, writes and supervises the development of large-scale software projects.
  • Systems Analyst - Works with customers to analyze organizations’ needs; sets up systems for company.
  • Database Administrator - Analyzes, designs and implements the database needs of an organization.

 

  

The background gained by this program provides a good preparation for graduate study in computer science, mathematics and other related fields.

"We created the computer networking degree a few years ago in response to a national demand for IT professionals with networking skills. Our graduates are reaping the benefits, as they are finding challenging, well-paying jobs."

--Thomas Boger
Chair
School of Mathematics & Computer Science

Well Prepared

LSSU has a great reputation for placing Computer Science students in graduate and professional schools, such as:

  • Michigan State University

Integration Testing - Hagerty Insurance, Traverse City

Ford Aldrich

The focus of this project with the Hagerty Insurance Company was to build an automated testing suite to cover critical software components. This integration testing project began as an internship the previous summer and carried over throughout the school year. The result of the work was a large, flexible testing suite that gave Hagerty's quality assurance staff an efficient way to test core components of its software base.

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