Undergraduate Program in Informatics
The Caucasus School of Technology offers Undergraduate Program in Informatics that have been developed based on the international accreditation requirements and the current and expected demands of the local labor market. The program presents an interesting blend of the field of computer science with business and aims to prepare individuals with broad array of knowledge and skills. Computer science courses offered in the program curriculum allow students to build a strong knowledge in computer science while business courses support.
Students' understanding of business environment and develop their ability in making effective decisions when selecting, creating, integrating and administering computer based systems for their clients. In addition to computer science and business courses the program curriculum also includes general education courses. These courses are aimed at enhancing undergraduate learning experience of CST students, expanding the range of their knowledge and skills which all serve their preparation for successful careers.
Foreign Language Options
The program gives students an opportunity to master English language at an advanced level by offering intensive courses in English language during the first two years of the program.
The final and an important component of the program curriculum is the Capstone Project. The Capstone Project implies development and presentation of an actual product by a group of students with the support of instructors who give advice to students on each stage of a project development. The Capstone Project is the final and combined way of developing many important skills in program graduates which may not be easy to accomplish in the traditional classroom setting. Such skills may include: working in teams, interacting with users, developing formal problem specifications, building prototypes and making oral presentations. One particularly important aspect of the Capstone Project is that it gives students an opportunity to develop a real product for real companies and get this way a chance to build a business relationship with their potential employees or clients.
Building a Career
Internships and Job Placements
The program structure allows students to be "job ready" early in the program and offers opportunities for career advancement. Students will be offered to be part of the coordinated internship programs or get a job placement through the support of the Career Services Office of CU.
Computer Science Program graduates will have an opportunity to work in a variety of environments such as academia, research, industry, media, government, private and business organizations. As a rule, the work of Computer Science program graduates involves the following types of activities: analyzing problems for solutions, formulating and testing, using advanced communications or multimedia equipment, or working in teams for product development. Examples of job titles of Computer Science graduates may include: Software Developer, Computer Communications Specialist, System and Security Administrator, Network Systems and Data Communications Analyst, IT Business Management Consultant, Product Line Manager, Telecommunications Manager, Multimedia Developer, Animator etc.