Why Study Computer Science? • Our lives depend upon computer systems and the people who maintain them to • Keep us safe on the road, in the air, and on the sea • Help physicians diagnose and treat healthcare problems • Play a critical role in the development of scientific advancements
Why Study Computer Science? • We live in a digitized, computerized, programmable world • To make sense of this new world, we need computer scientists. • Computer Science is applicable in many contexts: • Science and engineering • Humanities • Business
Why Study Computer Science? • Computer Science leads to multiple career paths: • There are over 55 employment opportunities for computer information technologists in Monroe County. • There are over 40 employment opportunities for computer programmers and analysts in Monroe County.
Why Study Computer Science? • Computer Science teaches problem solving. • Computer Science supports and links to other sciences • Computer Science is engaging.
Associate of Science, Computer Information Technology • 2-year degree (63 credit hours) • 18-credit hours in general education • 45-credit hours in discipline specific course work. • 3 Industry certification preps: • A+ Certification (hardware) • Network+ Certification (computer networking) • Security+ Certification (computer security)
Associate of Science, Computer Programming and Analysis • 2-year degree (63 credit hours) • 18-credit hours in general education • 45-credit hours in discipline specific course work. • 2 Industry Certification Preps: • Oracle Certified Associate: Java Programmer • Oracle Certified Programmer: Java Programmer
Computer Programmer Certificate • 1-year certificate (30 credit hours) • A melding of computer science and business courses • Geared towards working with business information systems
Computer Science Questions or need more information? Contact Ms. Dawn Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org