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  • Letter to New Students

  • Letter to High School Counselors

    What courses can I take in high school to prepare for becoming a computer science major? 
      1) English (Composition, technical writing) 
      2) Math (Algebra, Trig, Pre-calc and Calculus.)
      3) Foreign Languages (French, German, Chinese, etc.)
      4) Sciences Courses (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.)
      5) Computer classes (Introduction to Computing, Programming (e.g. Visual Basic, C++, Java) etc.)

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    Presentations at Local High Schools

    Mishawaka High School, Spring 2002, Spring 2004

    Riley High School, Fall 2004

    Local High Schools on the Web..

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    If you are considering majoring in Computer Science or Informatics, we would be pleased to hear from you. Contact the department secretary at 574-520-5521 or

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    Department of Computer and Information Sciences
    1700 Mishawaka Ave. P.O. Box 7111
    South Bend, IN 46634
    Phone: (574) 520-5521
    Fax: (574) 520-5589

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