Computer Science Initiative

In October 2011, the Department of Education awarded Sul Ross State University a grant of $4.3 million to increase students’ attainment of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) degrees through the Computer Science Initiative (CSI).  CSI students will use state-of-the-art technology in new PC and Mac laboratories plus benefit from dedicated, trained, and knowledgeable faculty who are vested in the one-on-one teacher/student relationship that is the specialty of Sul Ross State University.
A Revised Computer Science Degree and Four New Computer Science Concentrations
The  Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science - Introduced in Spring 2012
Learn programming languages and skills to build software applications and solutions to business programs.  The program's core languages, C++ and Java, are becoming increasingly important in education, government, and industry.
Gaming Design and Technology - Introduced in Fall 2012
Create animations, games and applications for Apple, PC and Android platforms. 
Communication Design Technology - Introduced in Fall 2012
Design theory and history to provide the technical knowledge and training needed for professional design work for publication media, corporate design, and interactive electronic media. 
Information Security Technology
Set up, manage, and audit security technologies; Courses in Information Security technology begin Fall 2014.
Criminal Justice Technology
A combination of the knowledge base from the Information Security Technology concentration andcourse work from the current Criminal Justice degree program.  Courses in the Criminal Justice Technology program begin Fall 2015.
Computer Science Initiative
BAB 3rd Floor, Suite 312
Box C-45
Alpine, Texas 79832
Phone: (432) 837-8506
Fax: (432) 837-8507
Project Director