Computer Science 111:

Introduction to Computer Science I

Gregory M. Kapfhammer


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Why Should You Study Computer Science?

Become an Active Creator of Valued Technology

Take on a Rewarding Intellectual Challenge

Internships and Careers

"Computer science: It's where the jobs are. It's also where the future is."

Edward D. Lazowska

Evidence to Support this Assertion?

The third best-rated job in the world

4 of the 10 top highest paid, highest growth jobs


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Evidence to Support this Assertion?

51,474 students graduate with a degree ...

...122,300 open positions needing that degree!


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Evidence to Support this Assertion?

4.2 million jobs by 2020

Among the fastest growing fields in the USA


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Evidence to Support this Assertion?

1.4 million American big data workers in 2015

4.4 million global big data workers in 2015


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Evidence to Support this Assertion?

AI experts have salaries like sports stars

70% of John Deere's profits from software


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Potential Careers Options?

Software engineer

Data scientist


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Wow!

Schedule a meeting during our office hours

Visit the Office of Career Education

Actively search for opportunities in computing


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Wow!

Enroll in CMPSC 112 Fall 2016

Tell me today if you plan to enroll in the course!

Encourage your friends to study computer science


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Wow!

Implement correct programs

Create useful applications!

Study data structures and performance


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More than Just Getting an Internship or Job!

Many Rewards

Create useful software and hardware

Lifelong learning opportunities

Branch out into many fields

Change the world

There are a few seats left in my CMPSC 112 section!


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