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Computer Science endeavors to create an understanding of computer operating systems, programming, digital design for the web, and computer applications and hardware allowing the student to solve computer-related problems. Courses are taught in lecture, lab, and cooperative (on-the-job) training formats. Courses are developed by the Computer Science Program Advisory Board, which consists of experts working in local and regional computer-related businesses and senior faculty.
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Walla Walla Campus
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To develop employable students, while encouraging life-long learning programs that meet industry skill standards for high-demand computer science careers.
Students may earn an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in each of three key areas of Computer Science: Digital Design, Software Design, or Networking.
Students may also earn an Associate in Science Degree-Option II (90 credits) which is designed to prepare students for upper division study in computer science. Please consult with an advisor at WWCC and your intended transfer institution to determine an appropriate education plan.
This curriculum is developed with respect to the requirements of nationally recognized certification boards, is reviewed by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members, and results in a fully accredited program. Informatics in Digital Design, Software Design, and Networking prepare the student to take industry certification tests such as Cisco (CCNP, CCNA), Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and A+. Elective courses allow students to pursue aspects of the computer industry that are of personal and professional interest.