St. John's is committed to preparing students majoring in
computer security with the technological proficiency to meet the
challenges of the 21st Century.
The University is equipped to meet the instructional needs of
students and faculty through state-of-the-art academic computing
facilities, including microcomputer laboratories,
microcomputer classrooms and multimedia classrooms. All
new students receive their own wireless laptop computer with full access to
St.John’s award-winning network.
St. John’s computer labs contain more than 300 Intel
workstations and more than 30 high-end Macintosh computers, with
the latest software for Windows and Macintosh platforms.
Workstations also are available in campus branches of the 1.7
million-volume University Library. All computers are connected to
UNIX servers, Windows NT file servers and St. John’s top-ranked
More than 90 percent of St. John’s classrooms have
state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, including wireless
connectivity. Each classroom podium is equipped with the latest
workstations, Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) and DVD/VCR players.
In addition, all new students at St. John’s receive their own
laptop computer with full wireless connectivity.
Students gain an academic and professional edge by joining the
Computer Science Society. One of more than 180 student
clubs and organizations at St. John's, the Society holds events
and provides information that integrate classroom theory with
real-world, industry-related experience.
Computer Science majors also may qualify for any of the
University's science-related honor societies, including these:
- The Roger Bacon Scientific Honor Society:
Recognizing excellence in biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics,
psychology or environmental studies.
- Pi Mu Epsilon: The national mathematics honor
- Sigma Pi Sigma: The national physics honor
High-tech facilities also include our 1.7 million-volume
University Library. Our new D’Angelo
Center is a five-story, 127,000-square-foot University and
Student Center with classrooms, lecture halls, a Starbucks Café and
a full-service food court.
Students take advantage of St. John’s location in dynamic New York
City. Our faculty and Career Center have strong ties to
employers and other professional and educational resources
throughout the New York area. Students make New York their
classroom through innovative courses like Discover New York.
Students also benefit from St. John's focus on an international
academic experience. The University offers extensive study abroad
courses during the academic year as well as the winter and summer
semesters. Students can live and learn at St. John's Rome,
Italy, campus and Paris,