May 2015

College Wide Meeting

Student Center Classrom/Upward Bound Program/Andalusia

Computer Science


Program Description

Do you strive to meet challenges? Do you like to solve problems and develop new ways of making everyday tasks easier or more beneficial?  If so, Computer Science is the field for you. The Computer Science curriculum places emphasis on fundamental principles, procedures, flowcharting, coding, peripheral equipment, computer center operations and programming techniques.  

Technical Areas Include

  • Spreadsheet Software Applications

  • Microcomputer Operating Systems

  • Advanced Microcomputer Applications

  • Intro to Computer Logic and Programming

  • Database Management Software Applications

  • Software Support

  • Hardware Support

  • C++ Programming

  • Network Communications

  • Visual Basic Programming

  • E-Commerce

  • Network Security

  • Intro to Web  Development

  • JAVA Programming


General Education Requirements

  • Orientation

  • English Composition I

  • Mathematical Applications

  • Mathematics of Finance

  • Microcomputer Applications

  • History, Social Science, Behavorial Science Elective

  • Fundamentals of Oral Communications

  • Humanities and Fine Arts Elective


Total Credit Hours: 64


Job Opportunities

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Computer Science occupations are expected to be the fastest growing occupations through 2014.

Various Job Opportunities include:

  • Computer Analyst

  • Computer Programmer

  • Data Analyst

  • Network Administrator

  • Applications Manager

  • PC Repair Technician

  • Technical Support Specialist

  • Web Developer

  • Software Specialist

  • Data Entry Operator

  • Database Administrator


Program Features

Class sizes are small, allowing for individual training and assistance. The program features hands-on training with modern, up-to-date equipment. Students are allowed to participate in upgrading and/or troubleshooting departmental equipment. Students who successfully complete the Computer Science program have a very versatile array of knowledge within the field and are prepared to compete for the best and most challenging jobs available.



  Judy McLaney
  (334) 493-5358


Lurleen B. Wallace Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges or SACSCOC to award the Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, Associate in Applied Science degrees and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Lurleen B. Wallace Community College.