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Why study Computer Science

Science and the Art of Computing
A degree in Computer Science will provide you with both a fundamental grounding in the core elements of our discipline, as well as exposure to real-world problems and solutions. You will not only learn how computers work, but also how to make computers work for you. By the time you complete your degree, you will be empowered to leverage your newfound knowledge of computing and software development to devise creative solutions to a wide range of problems and application domains.

High Employment Field Central to the Knowledge Economy
Canada is potentially facing a major shortage of skilled labour in the information, communication, and technology sector. Computer Science Job openings are projected to multiply in years to come. CS salaries are higher than most other fields.  CS professionals work in wide variety of industries, including:

  • Software & Web Developer
  • Business Analyst
  • Gaming Industry
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Medical Imaging

Labour market outlook for Saskatchewan in the information, communication, and technology sector:

  • 480 graphic designers and illustrators
  • 310 computer and network operators and web technicians
  • 280 systems testing technicians
  • 270 database analysts and data administrators
  • 230 user support technicians

[ source: http://www.digcompass.ca/labour-market-outlook-2015-2019/5-0saskatchewan/ ]