Overview

The field of computer science and information technology continues to experience growth, as more technology trained workers are needed. Students can prepare to earn a bachelor's degree, or learn specific skills with a certificate. Graduates work for a variety of companies including those with scientific, engineering or mathematical focus.

Degrees & Certificates

Lower Columbia College offers associate degree and certificate options in the fields of Computer Aided Design (CAD), Computer Science, Information Technology Systems, and Technology. Bachelor's degree programs in technology related fields are available through the Lower Columbia Regional University Center.

Careers

A wide range of technology related occupations such as programmers, architects, support specialists, analysts, database specialists, information security, web developers, software and hardware developers and networking professionals are needed. Many support jobs accept an associate's degree, although others may prefer a bachelor's degree.  

 

CAD

Computer Aided Design


Skills developed in LCC’s Computer Aided Design (CAD) program can be applied in many fields including architectural, civil, mechanical, construction, and electrical/electronic design. Graduates may work as drafters or in support of engineers using CAD software to prepare technical drawings and plans. The Certificate of Proficiency program includes additional studies in other aspects of design and manufacturing.

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Computer Aided Design

Certificate of Completion (COC)


Computer Aided Design

Certificate of Proficiency (COP)


Computer Science

Computer Science


Begin studies toward a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science. For the AS-T degree in Computer Science, various courses are offered such as calculus, physics, and computer science. A student can also take individual course in areas of interest to deepen knowledge and understanding.

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Computer Science

Associate in Sciences - Transfer (AS-T)


Information Technology

Information Technology


Qualify for entry-level employment as a computer support specialist, utilizing skills in networking, programming, and applications support by successfully completing program requirements and select areas of emphasis.

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Help Desk Technician

Certificate of Completion (COC)


Information Technology Systems

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)


Information Technology Systems for City University

Associate in Applied Sciences - Transfer (AAS-T)


Information Technology Systems

Associate in Applied Sciences - Transfer (AAS-T)


Networking

Certificate of Completion (COC)


Programming

Certificate of Completion (COC)


Web Development

Certificate of Completion (COC)


Technology

Technology


This program is applicable to students planning to prepare for industrial/mechanical technologies and mechanical/electrical/computer engineering technology majors at Central Washington University (CWU), Eastern Washington University (EWU) and Western Washington University (WWU). The various technology options are manufacturing, electronics, design and construction, and technology education. This is a non-ABET program leading to a BS in Technology.

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Technology

Associate in Technology - DTA/MRP


Next Steps

At Lower Columbia College we are inspired to help you achieve your educational goals! Please contact us to learn more about our programs and degrees, or to make an appointment to speak with an advisor. To apply for admission, click 'Apply Now'. Thank you for your interest in Lower Columbia College.
 
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