Information and Computing Studies

As a student in the Information and Computing Studies Department, you'll benefit from a hands-on approach to the design and integration of technology. Depending on the program you choose, you'll learn to maintain computer software and hardware, install and maintain computer networks, and work with a variety of computer applications; or you'll focus on application design and development of mobile platforms. You'll build skills that are in demand, developing the ability to make computer systems, and the people who use them, smarter and more productive.

Degrees and Programs

Computers are important to all parts of the economy, and the number of careers that involve work with computers is constantly expanding. Students in the associate in applied science (AAS) degree program in applied computer technology take courses to prepare them for careers that involve maintaining computer software and hardware, installing and maintaining computer networks, and working with a variety of computer applications. This program is available for qualified deaf and hard of hearing students. 

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Computers are important to all parts of the economy, and the number of careers that involve work with computers is constantly expanding. Students in the associate in occupational studies (AOS) degree program in applied computer technology take courses to prepare them for careers that involve maintaining computer software and hardware, installing and maintaining computer networks, and working with a variety of computer applications. This program is available for qualified deaf and hard of hearing students. 

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The associate in science (AS) in applied computer technology is an associate+bachelorā€™s degree program designed to prepare deaf and hard-of-hearing students to enter and successfully complete a bachelor's degree in RITā€™s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. This program is available for qualified deaf and hard of hearing students. 

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Due to explosive growth in the use of mobile computing devices, there has been an employment boom in the field of mobile application development, and the demand for new and innovative mobile apps is growing at an incredible speed.

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GCCIS Support Services

Services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students in RIT's Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Information and Computing Studies support faculty provide support services for deaf and hard-of-hearing students enrolled in RIT's Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences. The support team is a group of faculty and staff who are professionals in their specific disciplines.

Services provided for students include tutoring, academic advising, co-op advising and career, and personal counseling. Faculty with appropriate background provide individual and small group tutoring for courses in RIT's Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences.

For general questions about support services, contactĀ David Lawrence.

GCCIS Support Services Faculty/Staff

Karen Beiter
Associate Professor
585-286-4546
Brian Nadworny
Lecturer
585-475-4943

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