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Undecided Course: Computer Science VS Information Technology - Which is better in, Job opportunity, etc?
HI,
Im A Freshman ( Undergraduate ), 19 Years Old, From Middleast (Saudi Arabia ) Who Wants To Take Your Advice In Careers.
I Love Computers Very Much, But I Have A Problem In Deciding Which Field To Enter . .
Computer Science Or IT ?!?!
Its Really Killing Me Badly . .

I can get rid off from my mind thinking about which course should I choose.

Well I like Computer a lot ever since before. I like programming, animation, web developer/designer, game developer,animation, modeling. etc

The problem is my dreams are divided by two courses which are, IT and Computer Science.

Computer Science VS Information Technology - Which is better in:

1) Job opportunity
2) Which is easy
3) Dominant
4) etc (add your opinion here)

see below as your reference.

IT Career Path vs Computer science Career Path

Information Technology:
Career Path

* Applications Developer
* Systems Analyst
* Database Administrator
* Technical Support Specialist
* Database Analyst
* Information Security Specialist
* Network Administrator
* Web Administrator/Web Master
* Web Developer
* Network Specialist Information
* Technology Instructor
* Network Operations
* Analyst Researcher
* Information Security Administrator

Computer Science
Career Path

* Computer Scientist
* Applications Developer
* Systems and Software Engineer
* Database Programmer/Designer
* Software Developer
* Information Security Specialist
* Multimedia Authoring Specialist/Programmer
* Quality Assurance Specialist
* Computer Animation Experts
* Researcher Systems Developer
* Robotics Technology Specialist
* Computer Science Instructor
* Systems Analyst

Below are the Subjects of IT and Computer Science
5) What are the major and Minor Subjects of:

a) Information Technology:

Languages and Humanities – 36 credit units
Mathematics and Natural Sciences Technology – 32 credit units
Social Sciences and Communications – 15 credit units
Basic ITE Core Courses – 39 credit units
Miscellany – (16) credit units
Professional Courses – 42 credit units

* Computer Programming 2
* Object - Oriented Programming
* Database Management System 1
* Database Management System 2
* Principles of Operating Systems and its Applications
* Computer Programming 3 (Web Progg & Dev’t)
* System Analysis and Design
* Introduction to Software Engineering
* Multimedia Systems
* IT Practicum (minimum of 486 hours)
* IT Capstone Project (Technopreneurship)

b) Computer Science:

Languages and Humanities – 36 credit units
Mathematics and Natural Sciences Technology – 21 credit units
Social Sciences and Communications – 15 credit units
Basic ITE Core Courses – 33 credit units
Miscellany – (16) credit units
Professional Courses – 57 credit units

* Computer Programming 2
* Data Structures & Algorithm Analysis
* Object - Oriented Programming
* Algorithm Analysis and Design
* Database Management System 1
* Principles of Programming Languages with Compiler
* Automata and Formal Language Theory
* Logic Design & Digital Computer Circuits
* Computer Programming 3 (Web Progg & Dev’t)
* Modeling and Simulation
* Introduction to Software Engineering
* Principles of Operating Systems and its Applications
* CS Practicum (minimum: 162 hours)
* CS Thesis
* Research 1A

Source:
AMA university in Philippines.
www(dot)amauniversity(dot)edu(dot)ph/courses

Like Them Both, But I want to Know Which One Would Be Better In The Future ( World Wide & Especially The Middleast; Saudi Arabia ) Position Wise And Financially .
Give Me Reasons Depending On Your Choice?
Anyway, Im Anxiously Waiting For Your Reply.
Thanks In Advance For Your Time . .