Computer Science student Emily Dutile interned at Fidelity in Ireland Emily Dutile '14: Software Development Intern. Anselmian. (photo credit: Matt Dutile)

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Computer Science Department

The Department of Computer Science offers a major program of study in three areas:

Our degree programs prepare students to work effectively in industry and government jobs, and to enter graduate programs.

Students are introduced to the basics of operating systems and computer architecture, along with the fundamental concepts of data structures and the algorithms that proceed from them. In addition to examining the basic fundamental components found in a computer, emphasis is placed on designing and executing functional computing platforms.

Our students have the opportunity to practice conceptual theory in our labs and in the community. All students benefit from one-on-one interaction with our faculty, while many students take advantage of our extensive network of internship opportunities.

The Computer Science Department participates in three minors: Computer Science Minor, Web Design Minor, and Computational Physical Science Minor.

Refer to the Online College Catalogue for more information, including course descriptions.

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Sheehan Encourages Graduates to Show Anselmian Compassion

Sheehan Encourages Graduates to Show Anselmian Compassion

Sheehan Encourages Graduates to Show Anselmian Compassion

During Saint Anselm College's 123rd commencement exercises on Saturday, May 21, commencement speaker and alumnus Michael Sheehan addressed 433 members of the class of 2016, asking them to bring the Anselmian traditions of compassion and kindness into the world....Read More

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Debate Team and Rebecca Pelletier '17 Complete Successful Year

Debate Team and Rebecca Pelletier '17 Complete Successful Year

Debate Team and Rebecca Pelletier '17 Complete Successful Year

The debate team ends a successful year following first-place finishes in regional competition and junior Rebecca Pelletier's ranking of ninth in the nation at a national tournament....Read More

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98% of the Class of 2015 Employed, in School, Volunteering

98% of the Class of 2015 Employed, in School, Volunteering

98% of the Class of 2015 Employed, in School, Volunteering

Within six months of graduating, 98% of Saint Anselm College's class of 2015 were continuing their education, working full-time, and volunteering around the globe....Read More

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Coding Contest Teaches Collaboration and Problem-Solving

Coding Contest Teaches Collaboration and Problem-Solving

Coding Contest Teaches Collaboration and Problem-Solving

Turnout for the ninth annual High School Coding Contest at Saint Anselm College on March 7 demonstrated exceptional growth in interest for computer science at the high school level....Read More

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Thirty-nine Students Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

Thirty-nine Students Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

Thirty-nine Students Inducted into Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society

Saint Anselm College has announced the acceptance of 39 students by the Delta Epsilon Sigma national scholastic honor society. The new members were inducted into the Tau chapter of the Society in ceremonies at Saint Anselm College....Read More

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Contact Us

Carol Traynor, Sc.D., Chair
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive #1658
Manchester, NH 03102
(603) 656-6021
computerscience@anselm.edu

 

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Computer Science professor Carol Traynor

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Highlighted Course

CS228 Computer Forensics

Seizing evidence from a computer to prosecute an accused criminal--that's computer forensics.

Our interdisciplinary course, Computer Forensics, gives you a foundation in the theory and history with hands-on activities to practice finding hidden files.

In today's digital age, experts in computer forensics are the solution to civil and criminal investigations as well as cybercrime.

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Highlighted Event

Ninth Annual Programming Contest for High School Students

The competition will consist of teams of 1-3 students who will solve a set of programming problems within a limited time (2 hours). This type of competition tests their fundamental programming skills, their ability to analyze problems and also their ability to work together as a team. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be served and prizes awarded.
Date: Saturday, April 2, 2016
Time: 9am
Location: Computer Science Lab, Poisson Hall

An "Hour of Code" (www.code.org)
Computing IB students will demonstrate how programming is for everyone by showing fellow participants how to create simple drawings using a visual programming language. Everyone is invited.
Date: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015
Time: 2:30 to 4:30 PM
Location: North Lounge, Cushing Hall

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