Computer Science and Information Systems Engineering
CSISE is a new department at Fort Hays State University that offers a bachelor of science degree in computer science (CS) and a bachelor of science degree in information systems engineering (ISE). While each of these programs is distinct, there is considerable overlap and shared curriculum between them. The Fort Hays State University leadership team has seized the opportunity to bring the talented faculty from these programs together in a single department. The synergy created within this new department will create a unique and dynamic learning experience for students. Stay tuned for updates and additions.
CS and ISE are multidisciplinary area of studies that involve software, digital storage and retrieval, networks, human computer interaction, information security, digital design and electronic media. Graduates from both programs are prepared to work with complex information and computing systems and have the skills and knowledge necessary to advance steadily in their careers. Having a degree in CS or ISE will make you in high demand at various federal agencies and private companies. For example, you may choose to apply to work with one of the federal intelligence agencies under the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), one of the federal National Laboratories in cutting edge research, one of the thousands of universities or at one of the Fortune 500 companies such as Google, Facebook, Boeing, Cisco, Intel, etc. Also other regional (Kansas) companies such as Cargill, Cerner and Koch Industries. The choice is yours, and we are here to help you!