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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Concentration

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

The Department of Computer & Information Science offers a BS degree in computer science with a concentration in artificial intelligence (AI): the study of computer applications and information science applicable to fields that require intelligent software systems. 

Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12% from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for AI-related jobs is even greater.

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The AI concentration:

  • focuses on basic and advanced AI training
  • prepares you with the skills and in-depth knowledge for AI and development of intelligent software systems
  • provides you with an understanding, working knowledge of AI, and its applicability to various fields (including general AI, machine learning, robotics, data mining, and game design)
  • ensures you have the required AI knowledge to distinguish yourself from other graduates

As a graduate, you will be able to:

  • work effectively with each other for the development of intelligent agents and systems
  • apply AI in marketable fields
  • apply essential skills to various subfields of AI, including software development and deep learning
  • apply AI to physical machines, including robots with a computer vision to navigate
  • pursue lifelong learning and professional development as information security analysts

Current median salary:

Department of Labor

The Department of Labor projects the need for AI specialists to grow 32% by 2028. 

  • Honors College: take advanced courses, pursue research, and be part of a community of scholars
  • Study Abroad: earn academic credits and gain a global perspective on your field
  • Undergraduate Research: faculty work with students on cutting-edge research projects
  • University Studies: gain the benefit of a broad university education to enhance your knowledge and skills

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