Northwest Community College

Computer Science

Mission | Faculty | Program Options

Mission
The Computer Science programs are for students seeking a broad background in the theory, design, installation, maintenance, management, and application of computer hardware and software including: computer programming skills; Internet and Web page design skills; fundamentals of computer operating systems; basic computer architecture; computer hardware and software installation, upgrading, configuration and maintenance; fundamentals of computer networks; and computer database concepts and applications. Graduates typically seek a career in which their skills and knowledge are used as important resources in fulfilling the mission of a business, organization, or educational institution. They may enter the workforce with job titles such as Database Programmer or Administrator; Network Specialist or Administrator; Technical Support Specialist; Web Developer; Computer Programmer; or Computer Sales Associate.

Faculty
Michael Gow, mgow@nwcc.edu, 860-738-6385

Program Options
Computer Systems Technology, Associate in Science Degree
Computer Business Applications Certificate
Computer Help Desk Certificate
Computer Programming Certificate
Web Master & Internet Design Certificate