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.
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:$98,350
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