Computer Science is a hands-on career program where students apply what they learn by working on projects. If you’re committed to learning and adapting to new technological advancements and want to be part of the fast-growing computer industry, this is the pathway for you. In this program, you will learn:
Employment in the computer field and admission into college programs can be competitive. To be prepared, focus on math and computer classes, develop your spoken communication skills, and do your best in all high school classes. The following courses will help prepare you for the Information Technology program, college, and a career in the computer technology field:
All career and salary information is cited from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The typical Computer Science student will pursue a career in a computer-related field, including programming, engineering, networking, support, and more. Successful students have the patience and attention to detail that are necessary to solve problems, and they can work on projects independently or with other students. They understand time management as it relates to customer service and can stay on task without constant supervision. Students entering this program are expected to have prior computer knowledge.
Upon completing the program, students continue their education at the postsecondary level in both 2- and 4-year degree programs or enter employment in local computer technology and IT support businesses.