Computer & Information Science

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Course Description

The fast-paced, ever-changing computer field can be approached from many different directions. Students in computer science classes at CWCTC will receive instructions in a variety of aspects and methods of dealing with computers, with the goal of giving them a well-rounded perspective that will allow them to obtain employment in the computer industry, or further their education at a post-secondary institution.

Skills Learned

Some of the skills and software a student will be learning are Computer Fundamentals, Microsoft Office, HTML, Web Design, Macromedia Studio MX, Java & JavaScript Programming, Visual Basic Programming, Database Management & SQL, C++ Programming and the Linux Operating System.

Related Occupations and Earnings

Related occupations include Programmer Analyst, Systems Analyst, Web Developer and Help Desk Support. Earnings range between $10-$22/hour.

Post-Secondary Opportunities:

Articulated credits can be earned toward an Associate’s Degree at Institutions such as Manor College and Westmoreland County Community College.


Mr. Pino – Computer & Information Science
Phone Number – 724-925-3532 x. 1325
Office Hours: 7:15am to 7:45am
10:45am to 10:55am
2:30pm to 2:45pm
Please leave a voicemail message outside of these times.