Dr. Crystal Cox, Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, explains the Information Systems (IS) program at Coastal Carolina University in this article from the College of Science’s Progression magazine. In the article, Dr. Cox discusses exactly what IS majors study and what types of careers IS graduates can pursue. She explains how flexible CCU’s Information Systems program is, and how students can customize their area of study to focus on Software Development, Systems Administration and Security, or Computer Science. She also gives a great answer to the often-asked question, “What is the difference between Computer Science and Information Systems?

Read the article from the College of Science's Progression magazine here