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The ICS department has state-of-the-art equipment to support all of its coursework, from introductory classes to graduate studies in computer science. All classrooms are equipped with excellent teaching tools such as computing, audio, video, and projection equipment.

Our well-maintained labs on the university's three campuses are operated by the Information Technology division. The computing facilities and tools available to students in the Department of Information and Computer Science include:

  • Two dozen personal computer systems each equipped with VM software running Solaris, two versions of Windows, and two versions of Linux. These are usually used in Computer Forensics and Computer Security classes.
  • A Linux server
  • A real-time system lab
  • Specialized software such as FTK, Encase, Parabon used for computer forensics analysis
  • Computers for research and tutoring purposes, hardware kits, etc.

The library at Metropolitan State University has a good collection of Computer Science texts and access to the ACM Digital Library. The library also supports inter-library loan of books, articles and other media.

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