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Teaching Area(s): CIS and Computer Science

Mount Union has much better computing facilities than other private schools our size. The administration has maintained a commitment to keep our computer labs up to date with equipment and software that allows us to offer course content that applies directly to practices and skills used in the real world.

Hands-On Learning

Students who choose to major in computer information systems at the University Mount Union have many opportunities to get “real-world” experience outside of the classroom. Getting involved in extracurricular opportunities will better prepare you for a successful technological-based career and graduate school.

Experiential learning opportunities will give you many chances to put classroom knowledge to work. These opportunities, which complement classroom learning, include:

  • Internships
  • Database development using Access, MySQL and SQL Server/.Net environments
  • On-campus employment as lab assistants, lab supervisors and HelpDesk assistants
  • Independent research
  • Lectures by guest speakers
  • Part-time on-campus employment
  • Research with faculty or student peers
  • Research-based courses

Society of Computing Students (SoCS) is a student-led organization on Mount Union’s campus. The society provides opportunities for leadership, professional networking, programming contests and other related activities.

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