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The College of Science, Engineering and Technology offers degree programs that prepare students for high-demand professions in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. With an emphasis on Grand Canyon University’s Christian worldview, our college believes in instilling social awareness, responsibility, ethical character and compassion. Our blog, BrainSTEM, focuses on topics related to science, engineering and technology, with engaging contributions from students, staff and faculty. On the blog, you can find helpful resources relating to STEM fields and learn more about current events occurring globally, locally and within GCU. We hope to provide our readers with information that helps them learn about the necessary knowledge, skills and mental disciplines to succeed in today’s job market.
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People sometimes assume that IT is always related to working at helpdesks and fixing computers. While the helpdesk is a possible career destination for IT students, it is not the only path associated with information technology. Grand Canyon University offers multiple bachelor’s degrees in different facets of IT to allow students to make informed decisions when attempting to navigate their areas of interest.

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Graduates of GCU’s BS in Information Technology with an Emphasis in Cybersecurity degree program practice their skills through ethical hacking. This is the act of penetrating networks to find threats and vulnerabilities in those systems. Ethical hackers conduct these penetration tests with the permission, and usually at the request, of businesses who want to ensure that malicious attackers cannot exploit their computer systems.

An ethical hacker has the technical skills and knowledge to identify issues within a target system. That hacker works within the rules of the business and law and does not exploit their findings. Their goals are to assess the security of a system and report on their findings.

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Earning a degree in mechanical engineering can enable you to pursue a lucrative job in a sought-after STEM industry. Your mechanical engineering degree program will combine hands-on experiences and lab work with classroom instruction in topics such as control systems, heat and power generation, fluid and thermal transport, strength of materials and manufacturing techniques. If you love figuring out how things work and how to make them work better, then a career as a mechanical engineer could be the right fit for you.

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Alexa, Siri, Cortana and Hey, Google are four of the most widely recognizable virtual assistants. Also called digital assistants or AI assistants, these are software applications that can process voice commands and complete tasks. Currently, digital assistant technology can be used to take dictation, create a to-do list, look up information and even order items online, but what will users be able to do with them in the future? If you decide to earn a STEM degree such as a Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming, you may one day have the opportunity to work on the next generation of digital assistants.

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Computer programmers tend to be scientifically minded, logical individuals. So it can be particularly exciting for them to wear a different hat, so to speak, and embrace their creative sides with world-building activities. Building a digital world is challenging, but it can also be incredibly fulfilling.

GCU’s degree in computer science with an emphasis in game and simulation development explores artificial intelligence in gaming, 2D and 3D graphics and operating systems. In addition to the mathematical foundations that are taught in the program, practicing world-building can help students gain critical thinking skills relevant to a future career in computer science.

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