Computer Science


Programmers write and test code (instructions) that computers follow to perform tasks.

They earn an average of $80,000 per year.

Programmers may work in teams to develop solutions, and then work independently while coding.

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Computer Engineers design and test hardware and software.

They earn over $80,000 to over $100,00 per year.

Computer Engineers work in teams to design and create hardware and/or software. The demand for this occupation is very high.

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Other IT jobs

Do you enjoy working with computers? Are you organized and able to focus on details? Then you might be interested in a career in information technology.

Careers in IT include Software Design, Technology Specialist, Computer Systems Analyst, Database Administrator, and Web Developer. 

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Computer courses in high school

Suggested curriculum for computer magnet students:

Freshmen Year

  Comp Sci H 1-2

Sophomore Year

  AP Comp Sci Pr

Junior Year

  AP Comp Sci A 5-6

Senior Year

  Applied Comp Sci

  Networking & OS