Computer Programming (A.A.S.)
This degree prepares students for employment as a computer programmer -- developing web, desktop and enterprise applications. Graduates are prepared to:
- Understand the fundamentals of computer programming and data structures.
- Understand data modeling, database design, and structured query language (SQL).
- Have proficiency in web server administration and application development environments.
- Understand the software life-cycle, classical and current methodologies and best practices.
Microcomputer Support (A.A.S.)
Are you the person who effortlessly learns new software, helps other people when they get stuck and seems to fix things when they go wrong? Then this may be the degree for you. As a Microcomputer Support Computer Technician, you will install computers and printers, perform installations and repairs, and instruct users on the operation of hardware and software.
Managing the computer system includes evaluating computer hardware and software needs, pricing equipment, and conducting upgrades.
A microcomputer support associate’s degree could pave the way for a career as a computer support specialist, network administrator, systems administrator, or similar career. You will be qualified to work in corporations, hospitals, law & accounting firms, schools, and any business or home that relies on computer technology.
The training will prepare you for industry certification tests. Obtaining these credentials along with your degree will give you a competitive edge in the job market. Wages vary based on the size of business and your experience level. The demand for microcomputer support specialists will continue to be spurred by the increasing reliance of businesses and organizations on computer and Internet technology.
Network Support (A.A.S.)
As a Network Support Computer Technician you will provide assistance and advice to computer users to facilitate the sharing of information. You must interpret problems and provide technical support for hardware, software, and systems. Network specialists design, build and maintain the computer networks of local, national and global businesses.
To remain competitive, firms will continue to install sophisticated computer networks and set up more complex Internet and intranet sites. The explosion in information technology, data processing services industry, electronic commerce and security issues forecasts networking to be the among the fastest growing occupations through 2018.
You will be qualified to work in corporations, hospitals, law & accounting firms, schools, and any business that relies on computer technology. Wages vary based on the size of business and your experience level. The training, embedded in the program, will prepare you for industry certification tests. Obtaining these credentials along with your degree will give you a competitive edge in the job market.