In Today’s fast paced world computer scientists are in demand more than ever, thanks to an increasing reliance on computer and technology. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S.B.L.S) have predicted a 45% increase in employment opportunities for computer science related occupations in 2008 – 18 decade.

The most important aspect of computer science is problem solving which is an essential skill for life. Students study design, development and analysis of software and hardware to solve problems in a variety of business, scientific and social context. Because computer serves to solve various problems of people, there is a significant human side to the computer science as well.

Why To Study Computer Science

The Association of Computing Machinery is a worldwide professional organization for computer scientists and others in computing-related disciplines. The ACM was founded in 1947, and is the largest and oldest international scientific and industrial computer society. Through its many social interest groups, ACM foster research and communication in a broad array of computing areas.

According to ACM, there are quite a number of reasons to study computer science.

COMPUTING IS PART OF EVERY THING WE DO

Computing and computer technology are part of just about everything that touches our lives, from the cars we drive, to the movies we watch, to the ways government and business deals with us. Having a clear understanding of different dimensions of computing is necessary skills set of life for 21st century educated person. Studying computing gives you a breadth of valuable knowledge whether you want to develop killer application or you want to be a scientist.

EXPERTISE IN COMPUTING ENABLES YOU TO SOLVE COMPLEX, CHALLENGING PROBLEMS

Computing is a discipline that offers rewarding and challenging possibilities for a wide range of people regardless of their range of interest. Computing requires and develops capabilities in solving deep, multidimensional problems requiring imagination and sensitivity to a variety of concerns.

COMPUTING ENABLES YOU TO MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD

Computing drives innovation in the sciences (human genome projects, AIDS vaccine research, environmental monitoring and protection etc.) and also in engineering, business, entertainment and education. If you want to make a positive difference in the world, study computing.

COMPUTING OFFERS MANY TYPES OF LUCRATIVE CAREERS

Computing jobs are among the highest paid and have the highest job satisfaction. Computing is very often associated with innovation, and developments in computing tend to drive it. This, in turn, is the key to national competitiveness. The possibilities to future developments are expected to be even greater than they have been in the past.

EXPERTISE IN COMPUTING ENABLES YOU TO SOLVE COMPLEX, CHALLENGING PROBLEMS

Computing is a discipline that offers rewarding and challenging possibilities for a wide range of people regardless of their range of interest. Computing requires and develops capabilities in solving deep, multidimensional problems requiring imagination and sensitivity to a variety of concern.

COMPUTING OFFERS GREAT OPPORTUNITIES FOR TRUE CREATIVITY AND INNOVATIVENESS

Creating high-quality computing solutions is a highly creative activity, and computing supports creative work in many other fields. The best solution in computing exhibits high levels of elegance and beauty.

COMPUTING IS AN ESSENTIAL PART OF WELL-ROUNDED ACADEMIC PREPARATION

An increasing number of universities and employers see successful completion of a computer science course as a sign of academic well-roundness.

FUTURE OPPORTUNITIES IN COMPUTING ARE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES

 

Computing is one of those fields where it is almost impossible to predict what will happen next. This is why we cannot even begin to imagine all the ways that you can make a contribution to it and it can make your life’s work exciting and real.

Minhal Safdar

Student Relationship Manager