To JOIN the COMPUTER PROGRAMMING GOOGLE CLASSROOM:
1. Go to classroom.google.com.
2. Press the "+" button and select "Join a Class".
3. Use the following Class Codes as appropriate.
|Program||Instructor||Class\Level\Period||Google Classroom Code|
|Computer Programming||Lamertina||Level 1||nwzdkfz|
|Computer Programming||Lamertina||Level 2 and 3||nztosw5|
In Computer Programming, students learn how to write, develop, and test code for applications to be run on computer systems. Additionally, they will learn about analyzing and designing solutions for troubleshooting software issues. This program covers the following topics: understanding computer basics; interpreting logical expressions using Boolean Algebra; creating simple programs using algorithms; applying program analyses for evaluating algorithms and testing and debugging systems; and learning about computing practices, focusing on data structures and object-oriented program design. Emphasis will be placed on completing college-level course work. Credits may be earned through our Dual Enrollment agreement with Harrisburg University of Science and Technology.
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For more information on the opportunities available through this program, please refer to the "College Credits" and "Industry Certifications" links to the left. Watch this video to find out what a CPAVTS education means for you!
1. Complete PA Dept. of Ed. POS (Program of Study
4. Complete Job Shadow
College in the High School: MATH 210, CISC 120
College in the High School: CISC 160-Data Structures
College in the High School: CISC 300-Web Technologies
Is it for You?
Students interested in applying to the program should enjoy problem solving and troubleshooting. This program requires the use of a computer to solve complex issues in varying types of code and programs, and careers typically necessitate additional schooling at a post-secondary institution. Work in this field often occurs in climate-controlled environments indoors, typically 40 hours per week and involves sitting for most or all of the work day. Additionally, the following skills are necessary to excel in this program:
- Good vision (either naturally or with correction), including color vision
- Good eye and finger coordination
- Problem solving capability
- Ability to troubleshoot issues
- Strong mathematics skills
- Reading comprehension (most material above 8th grade)
For more information on this program's objectives, please refer to the "Task List" link to the left.
* Salaries listed are PA state averages taken from www.onetonline.com and are accurate as of June 2016.
Software Developers ($92,260)
Systems Software Developers ($95,010)
Applications Web Developers ($63,480)
Computer Programmers ($77,020)
*Many employment options in this field require additional study.
Harrisburg University: Computer Information Sciences
Penn College: Software Development & Information Management