Department Overview

Who We Are:

  • Six Full-Time Faculty, Five of Whom have Doctoral Degrees
  • Faculty Actively Involved in Research and Consulting Activities
  • Expertise in a Wide Variety of Science and Information Systems Fields

What We Offer:

  • Rigorous Curriculum based on ACM/IEEE Model Curriculum
  • Small Classes and Direct Interaction with Faculty
  • Faculty-Directed Student Research
  • Hands-On Projects
  • Department Scholarships
  • Paid Internship Opportunities

What You will Experience as a Student in our Curriculum:

  • Structured Programming
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Development of Graphical and Web-Based Applications
  • Robotics and Artificial Intelligence
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Network Design and Troubleshooting
  • Database Management
  • System Administration
  • Computer Security
  • Directed Research

Research Topics:

  • High-Performance and Cluster Computing
  • CUDA Programming
  • 2D and 3D Graphics
  • Game Programming
  • Robotics
  • Data Mining
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Software Engineering
  • Information Systems

CIS Majors have access to the Washburn High-Performance Academic Computing Environment (HiPACE) system as well as a small Computing Cluster built and maintained by the CIS Department.

GET IN TOUCH WITH Department of Computer Information Sciences

Department of Computer Information Sciences
Stoffer, Room 304
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1739

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