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Software and Systems Development

ABOUT SOFTWARE AND SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

Information and Communication Technologies have expanded the need for employees who can understand, manage, and support all rapidly emerging, evolving, and converging computer, software, networking, telecommunications, Internet, programming, and information systems. 

How big is the industry?

The United States accounts for more than 55 percent of global ICT research and development.

What about CA?

Between 2014-2022 Computer & Information Systems Managers are projected to have over 1600 job openings annually.

Is the industry growing?

IDC surveys show that infrastructure projects are high priorities for U.S. businesses, and interest is growing rapidly in collaborative tools, green information technology, cloud computing and mobile applications. Multi Media Artists & Animators have a projected 31.9% increase in employment by 2016 .

Careers

If you like working with computers and other technology, this career sector could be for you. Information technology careers involve the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia, and systems integration services. No other career sector offers as much diversity as information technology.

Software Engineers, Administrative Assistants, Web Page Developers, Multimedia Producers, Software/Hardware Installers, Computer Security Specialists, Network Engineers, Operating System Designers, & Software Architects, Document Management Specialist, Business Intelligence Analyst, E-Business/E-Commerce Specialist.

Prepare for careers related to computer science that involves the design, development, implementation, maintenance and management of systems that rely on software programs to satisfy the operational needs of modern business organizations.

COURSEWORK

All courses are A-G approved

Courses

  • Computer Programming I/II
  • Math/Programming Hybrid Courses:
  • Geometry with Computer Visualization and Simulation
  • Algebra II for the 21st Century
  • Advanced Placement Computer Science

Other Activities

  • Field Trips
  • Guest Speakers

Coming soon:

  • Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles
  • Robotics