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With computers becoming both more advanced and more essential to business, there is no better time to consider a career in computer science. Our Computer Science Department is here to prepare you to work in computer programming and for transfer to state colleges and universities for further study in computer sciences or information science. This curriculum offers you both the theory and practical experience for entry-level positions of employment. There are computer courses for non-science majors as well as science majors.

The Computer Science curriculum meets the Data Processing Management Association mode curriculum for undergraduate computer information systems education.

C.S.: Computer Science Concentration

A.A. or A.S. Degree

For those who plan to major in computer science and transfer to a university, our Computer Science concentration is an excellent option. The curriculum in the Computer Science concentration prepares students for transfer to many university Computer Science degree programs. If you have aspirations for a high-paying, prestigious career in the computer field, this is your first step.

C.S.: Management Information Systems Concentration

A.A. or A.S. Degree

From spreadsheets to customer databases, today’s businesses have plenty of programs needed to run their daily operations. The Management Information Systems concentration puts special emphasis on development, installation and maintenance of business software applications. Become an expert in running the software that runs your company.

C.S.: Embedded Systems Concentration

Certificate

Computers may be the heart of today’s technology, but microprocessors are at the heart of every computer. The Embedded Systems concentration will prepare you for entry-level programming positions in companies that manufacture products that have embedded microprocessors. What is it that makes a computer work? In this concentration, you’ll soon find out.

Embedded Systems Concentration Gainful Employment Information

Occupations (SOC code - links to summary report) Computer Programmers
15-1131.00
Numerical Programmers
51-4012.00
CIPC Code 119999
Semester Units Required 20
Normal Time to Completion Rounded (months)** 12
Estimated Total Fees $968
Estimated Total Cost of Books and Supplies $1,580
Optional Dorm Fee: Estimated Total $6,824
Students Completing the Program 2011-12* *
On-Time Completion Count* *
On-Time Completion Rate (%)* *
Median Loan Amount* *
* Where completions number fewer than 10, data may not be disclosed due to confidentiality regulations
** Based on full time attendance

C.S.: Web Programming Concentration

Certificate

Would you like to learn how create and manage your own website? Today’s businesses are always on the lookout for expert webpage designers, and you can become one now, too. The Web Programming Concentration will prepare you for a career in Web design, access, and implementation, and for writing programs that can be run from the Internet.

Web Programming Concentration Gainful Employment Information

Occupations (SOC code - links to summary report) Computer Programmers
15-1131.00
Web Developers
15-1134.00
CIPC Code 110201
Semester Units Required 19
Normal Time to Completion Rounded (months)** 18
Estimated Total Fees $946
Estimated Total Cost of Books and Supplies $1,501
Optional Dorm Fee: Estimated Total $10,236
Students Completing the Program 2011-12* *
On-Time Completion Count* *
On-Time Completion Rate (%)* *
Median Loan Amount* *
* Where completions number fewer than 10, data may not be disclosed due to confidentiality regulations
** Based on full time attendance

Contact

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  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677
  • Fall and Spring M-F: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • (916) 660-7800
  • (916) 630-4523

Barry Brown Instructor, Computer Science

  • V 105
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Bill Cole Instructor, Computer Science

  • V 111B
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Michael Dobeck Instructor, Computer Science

  • V 111A
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Susan Herberholz Part-time Instructor, Computer Science

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Timothy McGowen Part-time Instructor, Distance Learning, Computer Science

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Tom Owens Part-time Instructor, Computer Science

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Diane Perreault Part-time Instructor, Distance Learning, Computer Science

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Edward Przepiorski Jr. Part-time Instructor. Computer Science

  • LR 113
  • 5000 Rocklin Rd.
    Rocklin, CA 95677

Tom Owens Part-time Instructor, Computer Science

  • N1
  • 250 Sierra College Dr.
    Grass Valley, CA 95945

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