Computer programmers are key components of the technology industry in their role of designing and maintaining information systems as well as writing code for a variety of businesses and organizations.
Professionals who work in today's technology arena need the skills to successfully manage information resources. Whether the customers of an organization are internal or external, their needs must be met and, in most cases, the bulk of the responsibility lies on the shoulders of information technologists. Students preparing for the "real world" need to know what is expected of them
Computer, information, and physical security are becoming more important at an exponential rate since the tragedies of September 11, 2001. Because of these events and new threats, the necessity for computer and information systems security has moved to the forefront.
The Computer Science and Information Technology Department at Limestone offers a concentration in Programming for those students interested in a programming career. The department provides the students with current programming tools that help them develop the skills necessary to succeed in graduate school as well as in their future professions.
In this Associate of Science program, students take core courses in Microcomputer Applications, Basic Concepts of the Internet and World Wide Web, Operating Systems and Network Fundamentals, various Programming courses, amongst others.