West Shore Community College Catalog 2017-2018 
    Dec 09, 2023  
West Shore Community College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computer Science

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  Computer science uses the computer as a tool to solve problems. Whether you are writing a fun new app or automating a monotonous task, the skills learned while studying computer science are empowering. With an associate’s degree you may be an invaluable employee able to eliminate tedious data processing. A bachelor’s degree may allow you to build and maintain a computer network, design cutting edge software or construct an innovative online utility as a web developer. With a graduate degree you may push the forefront of artificial intelligence or transform the use of data in fields such as economics or bioinformatics.

Network Services

Business operations often depend on networks that enable multi‐user data access and processing. This program includes hardware and software maintenance, support and security for linking computers in the corporate, educational or government sectors. It is designed to prepare the students for careers in Network Administration, Network Support Specialist, Network Technician or Network Troubleshooter.

Potential careers in network services include:


Software Development

The goal of WSCC’s Software Development Certificate is to provide entry‐level Information Technology course work in programming, web page development, and network technology. This certificate provides a solid foundation for students that plan to become employed and those planning to pursue an associate’s degree in Network Services. Students following this program will have the opportunity to learn the information necessary to earn Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) and Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Potential careers in software development include:



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