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Computer Science

The Computer Science Technology Degree prepares students for a career in computer programming and computer networking.

The Computer Programming Degree teaches students how to create instructions that tell the computer what to do, such as which information to identify and access, how to process it, and what equipment to use. Individuals who are detail-oriented and have strong math and analytical skills are often good candidates for this field.

The general Computer Data Processing curriculum provides student with an introduction to data processing and allow persons already engaged in business and industry to increase their computer knowledge.

The Computer Science Networking Degree program prepares students for careers in many areas of LAN/WAN administration and design. The program is designed to include the Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and/or Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) sequence. Program graduates will be better prepared for both of these industry leading certification examinations as well as the more basic CompTIA Network+ and Security+ vendor neutral, certifications.

Career Opportunities

According to the U.S. Department of Labor the computer service industry is expected to be the third fastest growing industry in the U.S. economy over the next decade. SalaryExpert.com reports the average salary for a computer programmer employed in the Houston, TX area is $65,402.

For more information call 281-756-3783 or email CompScienceTech@alvincollege.edu.

Contact Information

Thomas Magliolo
Alvin Campus
3110 Mustang Road
Alvin, Texas 77511
Phone: 281-756-3783
Email: tmagliolo@alvincollege.edu

For accommodations: 281-756-3531
TDD: 281-756-3845

Advantages of ACC

  • State-of-the-art computer laboratories.
  • Small classes and personal attention.
  • Dedicated faculty who care about your success.
  • Affordable tuition and fees – Financial assistance available to those who qualify.


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