All Things Considered, March 12, 2008 Â· The number of students enrolled in computer science programs is at its lowest in at least a decade.
“Comp Sci” was one of the hottest majors during the dot-com boom of the late ’90s, but the numbers dropped after the bust of 2001.
Now, despite a strong market for IT professionals and a resurgence in Web millionaires, college students just aren’t interested in studying computing.
Larry Abramson talks to some students and professors to find out why.
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