Information and Computing Studies Department

About the Department

Computers are important to all parts of the economy, and the number of careers that involve work with computers is constantly expanding. As a student in the Information and Computing Studies Department, you'll take courses to prepare you for careers that involve maintaining computer software and hardware, installing and maintaining computer networks and working with a variety of computer applications. And you'll get an opportunity to complete a cooperative work experience, giving you hands-on experience in your field prior to graduation.

Latest News

  • 4/4/2018
    Headshot of a smiling Asian girl with long black hair and black top.

    When Ping Liu first arrived at RIT, she couldn’t speak English and didn’t know American Sign Language. Today, she is one of the most successful students in her major and is being recognized with the RIT Outstanding Service Award for International Students.

    Liu, 24, is from a small village in northern China where her parents are farmers. Her dream school has been RIT since she was in middle school. An applied computer technology major, Liu hopes to earn her master’s degree in human-centered computing and eventually teach in China and one day work at the United Nations to help deaf people all over the world.