Stephen F. Austin State University

Information Technology

Today's job market has a high demand for college graduates with degrees in computer science, computer information systems and information technology. According to the United States Bureau of Labor, opportunity for computing professionals is accelerating rapidly. Estimates for job growth in the United States range from 25% to 40% across the computing spectrum. With more choices and greater opportunities, it's never been a better time to begin a career in computing.


The Department of Computer Science offers an applied computer science program which can lead to one of the following degrees:

Regardless of your educational background, this program will provide a great capstone to your college career.


Regardless of your career choice, today's job market requires workers to have strong computing skills. We've designed the following minors to provide you with the skills you need to succeed.


The Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in computer science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, Inc., the recognized accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology. The Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with a major in computer information systems is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Student Organizations

The Computer Science Club brings students together that have an interest in computing. A variety of events are sponsored by the club each year including guest speakers, picnics, field trips, LAN parties, and programming contests.

Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the international computer science honor society, is available for select juniors, seniors and graduate students who maintain specific scholastic standards.

For more information, contact the Department of Computer Science at or 936.468.2508.