Program: Computer Technology

Overview

Computer Technology

This Associate Degree or Certificate of Achievement is a two-year program leading to the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. It is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of computer-related fields. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should meet with a counselor to discuss how this program fully articulates with the CSU or UC system.

Career Opportunities

The Computer Technology major meets the needs of business-minded students specializing in information systems. It provides students with a variety of technological skills students need for transfer to a four-year university business information program. The program prepares students not only for transfer but also qualifies them for positions such as help desk technicians, computer support specialist, computer technician, and programming tester.

Associate in Science (AS), Computer Technology 

This degree is designed to prepare students for employment in a variety of computer-related fields. Students wishing a bachelor’s degree (transfer program) should meet with a counselor to discuss how this program fully articulates with Cal State Dominquez Hills’ Computer Technology Program. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 
  • Prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions. 
  • Provide educational and career opportunities in the computer technology field.

Certificate of Achievement, Computer Technology 

The Certificate of Achievement in Computer Technology is designed to provide students with a broad base of software development skills to prepare them for software engineering and web development careers. Students gain practical skills in Java and Visual Basic programming and the development of dynamic web services. Students will also study software design, computer usage, and computer hardware to ensure broad-based competencies.