Information Sciences & Technology

Plus Other Computer-Related Programs at

Penn State York

Two & Four Year Degrees in Information Sciences & Technology (IST)

Associate Degree in Computer Science (No longer available as of Fall 1999)

Personal Computer Seminar Series

Computer-Related Bachelors Degrees (see above for 4-Yr IST)

Contacts For More Information

Associate Degree in Computer Science (2CPSC)

This degree is no longer available to new students. It has been replaced with two and four year offerings in Information Sciences and Technology (IST). Please check out our new degree programs in IST.

The 2CPSC (A.S. in Computer Science) degree is a career-oriented program very popular with business and industry. 2CPSC graduates have a near 100% placement rate. The program provides excellent opportunities for students and a source of high-quality candidates for employers both inside and outside the Penn State York service area. Graduates are also well prepared to continue their education in computer science or a related field. Computer science courses required for the 2CPSC major are described below.

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Personal Computer Seminar Series

The Personal Computer Seminar Series is a complete series of non-credit seminars designed for both the business and home PC user. Each seminar is constantly upgraded to keep up with ever evolving PC hardware and software technology, and new seminars are added as needed. Seminars are offered at Penn State locations in both York and Lancaster. There are seminars for everyone: from beginner to expert. For more information check out Personal Computer Seminars. A partial list of seminars includes the following:

Personal Encounters (for beginners) Internet Introduction for Ages 11-15
MS-DOS Surfing the Net for Mature Users
Windows 95/98 PC Hardware
Web Administration Series Local Area Networking
Word Excel
PowerPoint Access
WordPerfect Web Page Authoring
Multimedia Modems & Communications
Introduction to the Internet Windows NT Server Management
Windows 95/98 Configuration Windows 95/98 Networking

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Personal Computer Seminars

Computer-Related Bachelors Degrees at Penn State York

Beginning in Fall of 2001, York Campus plans to offer a new four year degree in Information Sciences and Technology (IST). Please check out the new IST programs.

Penn State York students can obtain a four-year Bachelors degree in Business Administration With An Option In Management Information Systems right here at the York Campus. Those who wish more intensive computer science study could first take the A.S. degree in Computer Science, then continue the additional two years for the Bachelor's in Business with the MIS Option.

Penn State York students who have earned the A.S. in Computer Science or who have entered directly into the following programs can also transfer into four-year Computer Information Systems and Computer Science degrees at Penn State Harrisburg or into four-year Computer Science & Engineering degrees at University Park.

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Contact Information

Advising Center

  • (717) 771-4053,
  • Admissions

    Financial Aid

    Personal Computer Seminar Series

    Faculty (For Additional Information on Program Content)

    Name Phone E-mail
    Larry Newcomer (717) 771-4142
    Suzanne Gladfelter (717) 771-4119
    Mary-Anne Posenau (717) 771-4186

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