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Walla Walla University
Computer Science Department!


AS: Computer Programming

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GENERAL AREAS OF SERVICE:
Computer programmers are employed by federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as a variety of businesses, organizations, and industries.
PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:
A high school degree is usually required. Vo-tech schools and junior and senior colleges offer courses in computer programming. A college degree may be preferred by some some employers. Graduate degrees are required for some advanced positions.
JOB OUTLOOK:
Indications are that employment potential for this occupation will be good or very good in most states.
EARNINGS:
The average starting salary is $30,000.
SOURCES OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
American Federation of Information Processing Societies

1815 North Lynn Street, Suite 800
Arlington, VA 22209
REQUIREMENTS:
96 quarter hours must be completed with at least 32 in general studies and at least 53 in major requirments.


 
 
AUT WIN SPR
Freshman Year Cr Cr Cr
CPTR 141 Introduction to Programming 4 - -
CPTR 142, 143 Data Structures & Algorithms  - 4 4
**CPTR 495 Colloquium 0 0 0
ENGL 121, 122 College Writing 3 3 -
MATH 117 Precalculus 5 - -
**PSYC 130 General Psychology  4 - -
RELB XXX General Studies Religion  - - 4
Electives - 9 8
_____ _____ _____
Total Cr 16 16 16
Sophomore Year Cr Cr Cr
CPTR 215 Assembly Language Programming  3 - -
**CPTR 221, 222 Programming Languages  - 3 3
**CPTR 495 Colloquium  0 0 0
ENGL 223 Research Writing  - - 3
MATH 206 Applied Statistics - 3 -
MATH 250 Discrete Mathematics - - 4
MATH 289 Linear Algebra & Its Applications 3 - -
RELB XXX General Studies Religion 2 - -
Electives 8 9 7
_____ _____ _____
Total Cr 16 16 16

 
*Area electives must be chosen in consultation with the advisor appointed by 
the departmental chair and will usually be from the following prefixes: 
ACCT, CIS, CPTR, FINA, GBUS, GRPH, MATH, MGMT, & NETW. 
 

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