The below video makes a compelling case on how computer science (CS) is finding its way into every aspect of life. Coding skills have become necessary in every field.
As a result, Northwestern Univesity is doing a $165M expansion of their computer science department. And they are versioning out computer science courses for the various subjects – CS for Journalism, CS for Art, CS for Engineering, etc.
The key message is this – whatever field your child goes into, a solid background in coding will set them apart, provide them an edge, and give them the skills to thrive.
A few more snaps from that interesting article.
“The number of CS majors has tripled in the last 5 years.”
“I don’t even think exponential covers it”.