The Computer Science degree is still the coin of the realm in the tech industry. The best educational deal in the state is for students who take advantage of the California Community College Computer Science Associate Degree for Transfer as a smart and economical way to transfer to a CSU to complete their CS Degree.
Because some degreed individuals (of any background) seek to advance their coding and software development skills as incumbent or career changing workers, we sent a researcher to speak to companies large and small throughout the Bay Region and determined an effective roadmap for a transition to a job in software development or computer science with CA Community College courses. Download and read the Software Developer Hiring Criteria report here.
Labor Market Assessment
For students who aspire to a 4-year degree, nothing could be in greater demand than Computer Science. The California Community Colleges offer an excellent pathway to a 4-year degree through the Computer Science Transfer Model Curriculum.
Demand Statewide (Job Openings)
Estimated Headcount in Computer Science Courses:
Los Angeles Region
Inland Empire/Desert Region
Orange County Region
South Central Coast Region
San Diego Region
COMPUTER SCIENCE MODEL CURRICULUM
There are 5 final C-ID descriptors for Computer Science:
Introduction to Programming Concepts and Methodologies
Programming Concepts and Methodology I
Programming Concepts and Methodology II
Computer Architecture and Organization
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The Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) for Computer Science AS-T was updated in October 2016.
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