Department of Computer Systems Technology

The Department of Computer Systems Technology (CST) prepares students to pursue technical, as well as technical management careers in all employment sectors. The program emphasizes acquisition of sound theoretical studies, as well as intensive hands-on experiences in the area of electronics technology. The CST department emphasizes development of real world competencies demanded by employers. Students receive thorough grounding in electronics; digital and microprocessor systems; computer technologies, including hardware, software and computer networking; communication systems; power distribution; and automation and control systems. Additional emphasis is placed on courses in business management, statistical process control, humanities, computer programming, safety and project management, and manufacturing processes to provide students the background they need in the economic and managerial aspects of the business enterprise.

After graduation, our students are prepared to manage projects and/or people in the corporate sector, software companies, telecommunications, broadcast and Internet companies. Companies that hire our graduates include: AT&T, Ford Motor Company, IBM, Northrop Grumman, Rockwell Collins, just to name a few

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NASBA Awards N.C. A&T Professor Research Grant

Dr. Brandis Philips, assistant professor of accounting at N.C. A&T State University has been awarded a research grant by the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).

Energy Center at N.C. A&T to Offer K-12 Teachers Workshops

The Center for Energy Research and Technology (CERT) at N.C. A&T State University will begin its annual energy education series workshop for K-12 teachers. CERT will offer three, 2-day workshops throughout the summer to meet varied summer schedules.

Desai Wins ASEE’s DuPont Minorities in Engineering Award

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) will award Dr. Salil Desai, professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at N.C. A&T State University the DuPont Minorities in Engineering Award during its 124th annual conference in June.