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Welcome to the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

Earn a degree in one of the fastest-growing employment fields from the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Our department offers four programs: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BS), Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems (BCIS), Computational Science (MS) and Computer Science (MS). You’ll be prepared for a wide variety of applications found within the diverse computer science field. Work beside accomplished faculty to master highly relevant coursework, ranging from basic introductory programming to specialized topics like game design and big data analytics. You’ll also interact with industry leaders, enabling you to solve real-world problems.

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Department of Computer Science and Information Systems :: Welcome from the Department Head

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Welcome from the Department Head

Greetings!

This is Meikang Qiu. I am very glad to welcome you to the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems at Texas A&M University-Commerce. We are one of the premium institutes for computer science research and education. The Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, established in 1971, offers specialized undergraduate and graduate academic program in computer science with special focus on all your career needs. The students are also provided with opportunities to interact and learn from eminent scientists and engineers from outside the university. Please feel free to contact any of our faculty members for more information!

Dr. Meikang Qiu
Department Head and Professor
Computer Science and Information Systems
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Department of Computer Science and Information Systems :: Explore Our Programs

Explore Our Programs

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Computational Science (MS)

Computational Science is a field that utilizes computing capabilities to understand and/or solve complex problems within other disciplines. You can select a thesis or non-thesis option for your graduate work in computational science. This program is an interdisciplinary program involving various subject areas, including computer science, linguistics, business analytics, biological sciences and physics. In this program you will deal with complex real-world problems with solutions that can only be found through a multidisciplinary approach.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

2-3 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination, Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

Non-thesis 36, Thesis 30

Thesis Requirements

Thesis and non-thesis options available

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Computer Information Systems (BSCIS)

This program will prepare you for a wide variety of applications found in the diverse computing and information technology fields. With a strong foundation in programming, database technology, data structures, computer networks and application program development you will have the skills and knowledge you need to succeed as an application analyst, data analyst, data scientist, information systems management and other information technology fields.

Where It Is Offered Bryan – RELLIS, Commerce, Corsicana
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination, Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Computer Information Systems (BSCIS) Teaching Emphasis

Our comprehensive program gives you the tools needed to excel as a data scientist and STEM educator. You’ll study a wide range of programming, database technologies, data structures and computer networks. This program prepares you for the classroom by offering courses in technology-infused curriculum, roles and responsibilities of STEM educators, and pedagogy. After graduating, you’ll be ready to teach computer science at the secondary level (grades 7-12).

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Corsicana
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination, Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Computer Science (BS)

A degree in computer science will equip you with the essential skills for a modern world. Career fields include, but not limited to, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, programming/coding, computer networks, cyber physical systems, digital forensics, operating systems, mobile programming, data analytics, database systems, machine learning and research.

Where It Is Offered Bryan – RELLIS, Commerce, Corsicana
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination, Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Computer Science (MS)

You can select a thesis or non-thesis option for your graduate work in Computer Science. Based upon your interest and/or career goals, you will select a track in databases, computer networks, security, artificial intelligence, data science, image processing, or software engineering to complement the core comprised of data structures, algorithm design, operating systems, computer architecture and automation theory.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

2-3 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Combination, Face-To-Face, Online
Total Credit Hours

Non-thesis 37, Thesis 30

Thesis Requirements

Thesis and non-thesis options available

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Department of Computer Science and Information Systems :: Featured News

News Spotlights

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Student Organizations

Epsilon Delta Pi

This organization encourages excellence in computer science by promoting the computer science profession, giving recognition to computer scientists who display professional achievement and quality of character and supporting those who work together to bond interested students.

ACM

The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the art, science, engineering and application of information technology. ACM serves both professional and public interests by fostering the open exchange of information and promoting the highest professional and ethical standards.

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Department of Computer Science and Information Systems :: Scholarships

Scholarships

As a computer science and information systems student, you have access to a wide range of scholarships specific to your degree.

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COMPUTER SCIENCE AND INFORMATION :: RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS AND GRANTS

Our Research

Our computer science and information system faculty are excited to develop your knowledge and skills through research. Opportunities are available for both undergraduate and graduate students. We encourage you to discuss any research interests with your professors.

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Department of Computer Science and Information Systems :: Meet our Faculty and Staff

Meet our Department

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We are here to help!

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Department of Computer Science and Information Systems :: Contact

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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