Computer Science

Computer Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Science gives students a foundation in computer programming and software development and provides academic as well as hands-on coursework in programming, web design, database design and SQL, systems administration and network theory. This program will provide students a clear transition to employment in the fields of software development and/or into the Bachelor of Applied Technology in Software Engineering.

There is always competition for top engineering talent. Computer software engineers are challenged to keep current with constant changes emerging in computer technology. Those that keep up will be in high demand. In today’s economy, businesses will be paying close attention to web marketing efforts as a way to assist with slumping sales. Software engineers with expertise in the consumer, user-generated web sector should be in particular demand.

Learn And Earn Program

West Virginia University at Parkersburg offers students the opportunity to gain work experience while completing their associate in Computer Science through a state-funded program called Learn and Earn.

The Learn and Earn program is sponsored by the West Virginia Community and Technical College System, and is part of the Workforce Development Initiative Program. It is an opportunity to create partnerships between industry and community and technical colleges by allowing students hands-on learning experience, and employers to train ideal future employees.

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Associate

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Science

The Associate of Applied Science in Computer Science provides the skills needed for success in software development, database design, website design and web applications, as well as other related fields. You’ll be taught computer programming, web layout, database design and administration, networking and web applications.

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Bachelor

Bachelor of Applied Technology with a concentration in Software Engineering

The Bachelor of Applied Technology in Software Engineering provides the skills needed for success in software development, database design, website design and web applications, as well as other related fields. You’ll be taught computer programming, web layout, database design and administration, networking and web applications.

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What can I do with this degree?

Upon graduation from this program, you will have the skills necessary for programming, web design, database design and SQL, and systems administration. If you wish to pursue more learning, this degree allows a clear transition into the Bachelor of Applied Technology in Software Engineering.

Potential Careers

Computer Programmer

Database Administration 

Database Designer

Software Developer

Web Developer

TUITION

Estimated rates for the 2018-19 academic year. Additional course fees may apply and rates are subject to change.

WV & OH Residents

Per Credit Hour

$160 - $221

Per Semester

$1,920 - $2,652

Fall & Spring Semesters

$3,840 - $5,304

Non-Residents

Per Credit Hour

$358 - $382

Per Semester

$4,296 - $4,584

Fall & Spring Semesters

$8,592 - $9,168

High School Students

Per Credit Hour

$50

Per Semester

$600

Fall & Spring Semesters

$1,200

Jared Gump

Chairperson/Professor

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Division

Room 0128D

304-424-8226

jared.gump@wvup.edu

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