For more information about the outlook and trends for the Computer Technologies industry, please visit: www.bls.gov
To learn more about potential earnings visit:
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook www.bls.gov/oco
Students will be able to:
- Analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
- Design, implement and evaluate a computer-based process or program to meet desired needs.
- Use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practices.
- Demonstrate a familiarity with state-of-the-art programming techniques, tools, and practices.
- Demonstrate a solid foundation in the fundamental areas of computer science - which are algorithms, systems, and software - and exposure to multiple sub-disciplines of computer science.
- Understand professional, ethical, legal, security, and social issues and responsibilities related to IT, to include an understanding of cross-cultural issues and global perspectives.
- Use written and oral communication skills necessary to be effective in the IT industry.
- Recognize the need to maintain currency with future changes in the computing profession.
- Use creative and critical thinking processes to work independently and/or collaboratively to develop complex solutions, and take the lead to implement those solutions.
- Function effectively on teams to accomplish a common goal.
- Through the use of an online portfolio, students will assess and reflect upon their own learning and create a cumulative portfolio of their “best” work.