Computer Science

Do you strive to meet challenges? Do you like to solve problems and develop new ways of making everyday tasks easier or more beneficial? If so, Computer Science is the field for you. The Computer Science curriculum places emphasis on fundamental principles, procedures, flowcharting, coding, peripheral equipment, computer center operations and programming techniques.

Technical Areas Include

  • Spreadsheet Software Applications
  • Microcomputer Operating Systems
  • Advanced Microcomputer Applications
  • Intro to Computer Logic and Programming
  • Database Management Software Applications
  • Software Support
  • Hardware Support
  • C++ Programming
  • Network Communications
  • Visual Basic Programming
  • E-Commerce
  • Network Security
  • Intro to Web Development
  • JAVA Programming

General Education Requirements

  • Orientation
  • English Composition I
  • Mathematical Applications
  • Mathematics of Finance
  • Microcomputer Applications
  • History, Social Science, Behavioral Science Elective
  • Fundamentals of Oral Communications
  • Humanities and Fine Arts Elective

Total Credit Hours: 64

Job Opportunities

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Computer Science occupations are expected to be the fastest growing occupations through 2014.

Various Job Opportunities include:

  • Computer Analyst
  • Computer Programmer
  • Data Analyst
  • Network Administrator
  • Applications Manager
  • PC Repair Technician
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Web Developer
  • Software Specialist
  • Data Entry Operator
  • Database Administrator

Program Features

Class sizes are small, allowing for individual training and assistance. The program features hands-on training with modern, up-to-date equipment. Students are allowed to participate in upgrading and/or troubleshooting departmental equipment. Students who successfully complete the Computer Science program have a very versatile array of knowledge within the field and are prepared to compete for the best and most challenging jobs available.

Program taught in:
  • English

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