UW Tacoma's Institute of Technology hosting open house

The Institute of Technology at the University of Washington Tacoma is hosting an open house from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.30, in the Pinkerton building on the UW Tacoma campus (17th and Broadway).

Those interested are encouraged to attend in order to discover what it takes to earn a bachelor of science or master of science degree in computing and software systems (CSS). Faculty members will be on hand to answer questions concerning how a CSS degree can prepare one to succeed in the high-tech industry, whether working for a firm developing new software, or for an industry that depends on software developers to support operations.
Advisers will also be available to answer questions and provide assistance with admission and application processes, transfer requirements, internship opportunities and more.

The Institute of Technology was established to respond to the growing need for high-tech employees with bachelor of science and master of science computing degrees in Washington state. The curriculum draws heavily on computer science, but with a greater emphasis on software engineering relevant to the needs of local and regional industry. Graduates of the Institute of Technology will be at the leading edge of new innovation in computing technologies.

UW Tacoma offers the junior and senior years of bachelor’s degree programs and accepts transferable academic credit from community colleges as well as from four-year colleges and universities.

For more information about the Institute, call 253/692-5860, or visit their Website at: www.tacoma.washing-ton.edu/tech, or send e-mail to uwtech@u.washington.edu.

The Website includes information about degree programs, admission, courses, internships and more.