Computing and New Media Technologies at UW-Stevens
the technological revolution
Create an iPhone app your friends will use. Develop software for
businesses and non-profits. Get a job in website design, wireless networking or
information technology. We are living in a technological revolution. A degree
from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Department of Computing and New Media Technologies can help you lead it.
The Department of Computing and New Media Technologies provides
unique opportunities through its two programs: computer information systems and Web and digital media development. The Computing and New Media Technologies curriculum provides a
wide range of opportunities and has been recognized nationally and
internationally, by both industry and other academic institutions, as a leader
in several areas of computing and media technologies. In Computing and New Media Technologies, students will
find a vibrant department fueled by a young and energetic faculty and staff,
dedicated to teaching, research and community service.
Discover computer information systems
The Computer Information Systems program at UW-Stevens Point provides a rich
academic training and practical experience in computer science. Computer majors
receive training in core computing topics such as computer programming, systems
analysis, network administration, and database development. We keep our students
up to date with the most recent advances and trends by offering a rich set of
electives that cover topics including mobile application development, parallel
programming and advanced .NET. The department also contributes to the collaboratively managed health information management and technology program.
and digital media development opportunities
The Web and digital media development program provides a broad, comprehensive and technologically
focused program of study, which includes courses in computer information
systems, business, professional communication, and specific Web and digital media development courses with
electives such as animation, game development and usability testing. Fully
funded labs, with cutting edge technology, allow students and faculty to create
sophisticated projects and conduct world-class research.
Our department has long-standing regional, national and international partnerships with some of the best companies and
organizations in the world by which students enjoy numerous internship and
employment opportunities. Clients in the computer information systems and Web and digital media development programs include the
Paper Science Foundation Inc., Portage County Humane Society, Sentry Insurance,
Marshfield Clinic, Stevens Point Rotary Club, Pointe Precision, Skyward, the
Association of Professional Communication Consultants, the Northern Wisconsin
Veterinary Medical Association, the Noel Group, Engineers and Scientists of
Milwaukee and others. Computing and New Media Technologies graduates rank among the tops on campus in gaining employment in applicable fields or continuing studies in a related field.