Jan Plane, associate professor of computer science, was the keynote speaker at the workshop “A Deep Dive by EDU Change Makers,” hosted April 27 by […]
Computer and Data Sciences combines technical skills with the liberal arts to hone problem-solving skills that may be used in a wide array of settings. The interdisciplinary computer science major allows a student to craft a personalized approach to computer science, data science and the liberal arts by working with an academic adviser to select a sequence of courses from other disciplines to create innovative combinations of technical skills and liberal arts inquiry.
Studies at Ripon College led to a career in computer science for David Daugherty III ’18. Daugherty is an analyst programmer on the Enterprise Data […]
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Ripon College faculty and professional staff are dedicated to helping you reach your goals, whatever they may be and however often they may change along the way. It’s part of our value statement to you.
As a student at Ripon, you will be assigned a faculty adviser based on your area(s) of interest. You will meet with your faculty adviser throughout your time as a student to discuss your current aspirations, plan your course schedule and plot a future trajectory. We also work collaboratively with Ripon College Career and Professional Development to help match your interests and skills to concrete goals and construct a plan for professional success offering personalized career counseling, off-campus learning opportunities and an online job board with potential to connect with local, national and international employers.Advising at Ripon
|Requirements for a Major in Interdisciplinary Computer Science|
|Total Credits||44 total credits for a Major in Interdisciplinary Computer Science|
|Core Courses||CSC 101 Introduction to Programming, 209 Object-Oriented Programming, 236 Data Analysis and Visualization, 336 Data Structures and Algorithms.|
|Elective Courses||4 credits in CSC|
|Additional Requirements||20 credits in a defined field of study, approved by the student’s academic advisor and the director of Computer and Data Sciences; these courses may be in a single department or multiple departments. Either a departmental seminar or Directed Study at the 500 level, in which a project is completed integrating computer and data science with an associated discipline.|
- Skills in problem-solving, oral presentation writing and critical thinking are refined and developed in upper-level courses.