College of Science, Engineering & Technology

Computing and Design Department

WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTING & DESIGN AT DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY!

With comprehensive curriculum and introduction to emerging technologies, programs in the Computing & Design department offer students a wide variety of courses and real-world applications. Through innovative coursework, as well as internships with local companies, opportunities to adapt and gain more knowledge, and field trips to some of the big names in tech and design like Amazon, Microsoft, and Adobe, our students are prepared to hit the ground running in some of the fastest growing careers in the nation.

We are able to offer our students opportunities to actively engage with faculty, peers, and business owners for a well-rounded education, and our small class sizes give you the chance to receive the specialized attention you want and need to master your subjects.

If you are ready to join any of the rapidly growing, high paying, and constantly evolving tech areas, we’re here to help. Visit with our advisor for more information, and apply now to get started

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Faculty & Staff

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DEGREES OFFERED

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Courses

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Visit the Newly renovated SMITH COMPUTER CENTER

Learn new skills or master others in our newly renovated collaborative computer center.

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STEM
OUTREACH

Summer camps and after-school programs in science, math, biology, geology, mechanical engineering, coding, and much more! All ages and skill levels!

Questions?  Contact stem@dixie.edu

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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of a program in the Computing & Design department, graduates will be able to:

  • Analyze a problem, and identify and define the technological requirements appropriate to its solution.
  • Design, implement, or evaluate a system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
  • Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for professional practice.
  • Explain professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities.
  • Function effectively in teams.
  • Communication effectively visually, orally, and in writing.
  • Qualify for and receive offers in related employment

Contact

Russ Ross, Ph.D.

Department Chair

Email: russ@dixie.edu

Phone: (435) 652-7971

Office: BNO 226

TBA

Administrative Secretary

Email: TBA

Phone: TBA

Office: BNO Computing & Design Lobby

Nikki Dang, M.Ed.

Academic Advisor for Computing & Design

Email: nikki.dang@dixie.edu

Phone: (435) 652-7723

Office: BNO 230