Computer Science

The computer science major has special characteristics that will make you a valuable addition to prospective employers:

  • Knowledge of operating systems, logic, databases, network operations, the Internet, robotics, and computer aided design.
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to solve complex mathematical and computer problems by breaking them down into symbols/number and then translating them into formula or computer codes.
  • Skill to communicate ideas and relationships through words and numbers.
  • Capability to employ computers to store and process huge amounts of information in addition to solving problems efficiently.
  • Capacity to advise and instruct researchers on program design.
  • Training to creatively use knowledge and expertise to improve existing systems and to create new ones.          
        
Possible Career Paths

Although this major will prepare you for the following careers, advanced training/education may be required. Research careers/job titles that interest you to become aware of the requirements for this field:

Applications Programmer
Artificial Intelligence Specialist
CAD / CAM Designer
CIA Agent (Computer Specialist)
Computer Engineer
Computer Programmer
Computer Security Specialist
Consultant
Cryptanalyst
Database Manager
Data Processing Auditor
Electronic Data Processing Analyst
Hardware Developer
Marketing
Management Information Systems
Network Manager
Operations Specialist
Operating Systems Programmer
Sales
Systems Analyst
Systems Programmer
Software Developer
Technical Sales
Technical Support
Technical Writer
Teacher
Telecommunications Specialist
Trainer
Web Page Design / Webmaster

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For further information, please contact:

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni: careercounselor@adelphi.edu
Employers: employerservices@adelphi.edu

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
p – 516.877.4480

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