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Why Study Computer Science at Elizabethtown

Strong, Experienced Faculty; On-Campus Work Opportunities; Experiential Learning; and more...

Areas of Study

Students in the are provided with a strong curriculum from which a professional career may be launched or a graduate program pursued.

Labs and Equipment

Wired access is provided in all dormitory rooms, classrooms and labs for the most reliable high-speed network access.

Labs, Facilities and Equipment

The Elizabethtown College campus is completely networked with a high-speed ethernet based network; Both wired and wireless access is available. Wired access is provided in all dormitory rooms, classrooms and labs for the most re liable high-speed network access. Wireless access allows connection to the network in areas throughout the campus where a wired connection is inconvenient or not available.

Computer Science Instructional Labs

Computer Science courses are taught in two departmental labs, each with 24 modern Dell, mult-core workstations. The computers in this lab are upgraded and replaced on a regular basis to keep them up-to-date with the current state of technology.

Computer Science Servers

The Department has a server facility with a number of department-run servers including two named "CS" and "Bluejay", which provide our students with parallel computing, file sharing, web hosting, and large-scale storage capabilities. Other server computers can be tailored to meet specific course and student needs and be brought online in this facility.

Networking and Operating Systems Lab

This lab is equipped with network routers, switches and hubs as well as a number of Windows and Linux computers used for building and studying computer networks.

Robotics Lab

The Computer Science program and Physics and Engineering Department both work in a Robotics and Machine Intelligence lab.This lab is home of the Wunderbot, which competes in the Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition

Senior Research Lab & CS Commons Area

Computer science students have access to a dedicated lab for student research. Also, the CS Commons features a student lounge with computers.


The Computer Science Department is a member of Microsoft's MSDN Academic Alliance. Through this program, the Computer Science department is allowed to give students access to many Microsoft software products including Windows 7 and Microsoft Visual Studio. Please see Dr. Leap for access to this software.

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