The mission of St. Joseph’s College is to provide a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, rooted in a liberal arts tradition that supports provision for career preparation and enhancement.
For information about department courses that fulfill core curriculum requirements, consult the current Core Curriculum Guide
Major in Computer Information Technology (B.S.)
This major is appropriate for students interested in the computer field and who wish to apply computer concepts to a business venture. Thus, it places less emphasis on both the theoretical and mathematical aspects of computer science than does the traditional computer science curriculum. The program focuses on the development of technology of infrastructures and systems and the use of these to acquire, deploy, and manage information. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the field of information systems and to continue their studies at the graduate level. Candidates for the degree must complete 40 credits in which an average grade of C or better must be maintained: 30 in Computer Science, 4 in Mathematics and 6 elective credits in Computer Science, Business Administration or Accounting. Electives are chosen with department approval. This curriculum is in compliance with the ACM Curriculum guidelines.