Computer Programming Degree at Los Angeles City College

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Computer Programming Degree

The computer programming degree program at Los Angeles City College prepares students to learn software installation, maintenance, and methods and procedures of software design and programming by focusing on the general writing and implementation of computerized programs of operating systems. Students who graduate from the computer programming degree program may pursue careers in IT technology, web development, database design, and more. Courses in the program include software design, program customization and linking, prototype testing, and troubleshooting. Get more details below including other California colleges that offer computer programming degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Computer Programming Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. Los Angeles City College has offered the following program levels for students:

  • Less Than One Year Certificate
  • Less Than Two-Year Award

Students by Academic Level (2015)

 Graduates
Less Than One Year Certificate0
Less Than Two-Year Award0

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Computer Programming program at Los Angeles City College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Computer Programmers

Description

Create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.

Software Developers, Applications

Description

Develop, create, and modify general computer applications software or specialized utility programs. Analyze user needs and develop software solutions. Design software or customize software for client use with the aim of optimizing operational efficiency. May analyze and design databases within an application area, working individually or coordinating database development as part of a team. May supervise computer programmers.

Software Developers, Systems Software

Description

Research, design, develop, and test operating systems-level software, compilers, and network distribution software for medical, industrial, military, communications, aerospace, business, scientific, and general computing applications. Set operational specifications and formulate and analyze software requirements. May design embedded systems software. Apply principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

Web Developers

Description

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Computer Programming Programs in California

Computer Programming programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Glendale Community College

Glendale, CA
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  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C)

East Los Angeles College

Monterey Park, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C)

Los Angeles Valley College

Valley Glen, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C,A)

Pasadena City College

Pasadena, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C,A)

Los Angeles Southwest College

Los Angeles, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Programming (A)

Santa Monica College

Santa Monica, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C,A)

Pierce College

Woodland Hills, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C,A)

Los Angeles Mission College

Sylmar, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C)

Cerritos College

Norwalk, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C,A)

Long Beach City College

Long Beach, CA
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School Details

  • Type: Community College

Programs

  • Computer Programming (C,A)

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