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Computer Science
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Overview of Computer Science

This is a course of study designed to train the student in all aspects of computer science. Upon completion of the Computer science program, a student will be prepared to take the exam; an industry-recognized, vendor-neutral certification for technicians who work in this field.

What do graduates of the program do?

Kilgore College offers general education requirements, programming, computer language, math and physics courses necessary to apply to a university offering bachelor programs in computer science and related fields. Computer Networking, Computer Networking-Cisco Option, Management Information Systems, Web/Internet Technology or Computer Repair.

What is the job outlook for graduates?

Employment of computer and office machine repairers is expected to grow much faster than average through the year 2006. Demand will increase as the amount of computer equipment increases. The development of new computer applications and lower computer prices will also spur the demand. More repairers will be needed to install, maintain, and repair these machines.
Entry-level job applicants may have to pass tests measuring mechanical aptitude, knowledge of electricity or electronics, manual dexterity, and general intelligence.

How much can I make?

Salary varies.

How long does it take to complete the program?

Kilgore College offers first two years of a four year degree in Computer Science.

Additionally, Kilgore College offers:

  • A two year applied degree in Computer Networking, Computer Networking-Cisco Option, Management Information Systems, or Web/Internet Technology
  • You can combine several one, two, or three semester certificates in Computer Networking, Computer Networking-Cisco Option, Management Information Systems, or Computer Repair

Which computer track fits you best? Download this pdf to learn more about our choices.

The Computer Science Department at Kilgore College is located in the Bonnie Porter Business Administration Building on the Kilgore campus. The college maintains three teaching labs for the computer science department. All the labs use IBM compatible personal computers, and the labs are upgraded with new equipment every three or four years. Students have access to the computer lab in the Bone Learning Center on the second floor of the Watson Library.


» Contact Information


Richard Crutcher
Computer Science Department Chair, Instructor
Phone: (903) 983-8144





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