Technology can be found in all industries—from medicine, to business, to engineering, and more. With a degree in applied computer science, you’ll be ready to design the future of medicine, business, engineering, and the arts. At IUPUI, applied computer science students investigate the ways fundamental theories can be translated into real-world applications.
This major focuses on building foundational skills in computing, while also developing soft skills to be leaders in the IT world. You'll take a course on project management and have an opportunity to build your leadership skills. While the Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science focuses on mathematics and theory, this major focuses on applying your learning in real time to be ready for industry.
Skills and abilities this major develops: technical proficiency, project management skills, communication expertise, and analytical skills.