Personal Statement Of Purpose: A Career In College
After contemplating, I narrowed down the search between two colleges, The University of Wisconsin River Falls, The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. After considerable research on both of the colleges, and after weighing many factors, I came to the decision that The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire is best for me.
Academic Program To begin my analysis, I compared the academic programs at the two schools. The major difference in the academic programs at the two schools is that River Falls does not offer a software engineering degree, only a general computer science degree. Eau Claire, on the other hand, offers both a software engineering degree along with a computer science degree. At this point, I feel as if a computer science degree would better suit my needs, so this is not a large determining factor. The UWRF website summarizes their computer science program by stating that the program will gives students a basic understanding of software engineering, computing techniques, and theories while giving students the skills they need