Information Communication Technologies & Digital Media Sector Team

EXPLORING THE ICT DISCIPLINES: WHICH ICT CAREER IS FOR YOU?

November 8, 2019

While Computer Science is the best-known of all ICT-related majors, many colleges and universities also offer degrees in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, (Management) Information Systems, Information Technology, and, more recently, Cybersecurity. Each ICT discipline has its own Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics requirements, but many employers will accept degrees from any of these disciplines for typical IT jobs. Learn more about which disciplines may provide the best alternatives for students from all populations.

 

05:26 – Defining the Problem
07:31 – Professional Differences
09:03 – AP, Bachelor’s Degree Differences
12:03 – Underrepresented Populations in IT
17:15 – Math is a 4-Letter Word
19:02 – Computer Science is Only One of the Computing Disciplines
31:08 – Mixed Disciplinary Majors
38:00 – The Solution – a Multi-Pronged Approach
47:30 – 3 Things You Can Do to Keep Diverse Students in Computing
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