Computer Systems - Enter the complex, influential world of computer systems and learn the necessary skills for a career in systems and information technology.

Enter the complex, influential world of computer systems and learn the necessary skills for a career in systems and information technology. With the expertise gained from the Computer Systems concentration, students will stand out from the crowd and be prepared to find a rewarding career in mobile computing, cloud computing, operating systems, and more.

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SYSTEMS

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OPERATING SYSTEMS

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SYSTEMS

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

 12 CREDIT HOUR CURRICULUM CUTTING EDGE CURRICULUM WITH PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS DOES NOT ADD TIME TO YOUR DEGREE

As a broad field with a wide variety of far-reaching applications, the advanced concepts in operating system design, resource management for parallel and distributed systems, and interaction between operating system design and computer architectures covered in this Concentration are crucial to many career paths, such as information network engineer, systems architect, business intelligence analyst, and much more.

CLOUD COMPUTING

DATA VIRTUALIZATION

DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING

public cloud computing market size projected to grow from$15.08 billion in 2010 to $159.2 billion 2020 Forecasted market growth from 1.28 billion to 4.12b from 2016-2022, an increase of 21% Average Distributed Computing Engineer salary is $84,068

CUTTING EDGE TOPICS

We’ll make sure you’re proficient in the technical skills needed to perform well in the fast-paced field of systems and take you beyond theories and concepts to show you how your new skills are currently being applied.

Students must complete four of the following courses:​

  • CS 378 Cloud Computing
  • CS 378 Concurrency
  • CS 378 Modern Web Application
  • CS 378 Multicore Operating Systems Implementation 
  • CS 378 Virtualization 
  • CS 378 Distributed Systems - Future course

These courses may change and additional courses may be added in the future.