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
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. All
computers are connected to UNIX servers, Windows NT file servers
and St. John's top-ranked wireless network.
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 (CSS). One of more than
clubs and organization at St. John's, CSS integrates classroom
experience with real-world, industry-related experiences. Through
networking with industry professionals, holding informative
workshops and preparing members for job interviews, CSS supplies
the tools necessary to develop into forward-thinking leaders of the
Computer Science majors also may qualify for any of the varied
honor societies at St. John's. For example, The College of
Professional Studies Honor Society recognizes
undergraduates for academic excellence and demonstrable involvement
in their churches and communities.
Of course, Computer Science majors have access to the
outstanding resources available to every St. John's student. All
new students receive their own wireless laptop computer. Facilities include
our 1.7 million-volume University Library and our new
D'Angelo Center — 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 also 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,