About the Program
Computer Science is one of the fastest-growing and well-compensated fields today, particularly in Silicon Valley. Our program provides instruction in:
- Programming - algorithms, data structures, languages
- Enterprise Networking - Operating Systems (Linux and Windows), Virtualization, IT Essentials
The above options prepare you for various academic, science and business careers.
The Associate in Science degree satisfies the transfer requirements of many four-year colleges and universities. Our up-to-date curriculum is also valuable for enhancing the career opportunities of working professionals.
You can complete a series of courses that lead to Cisco CCNA and CCNP certification, Cisco security certification, VMware Certified Professional, and EMC Information Storage and Management Certification.
Foothill's Enterprise Networking Program will prepare you to design, administer, maintain and troubleshoot networks of all sizes. Through hands-on lab assignments, you'll develop a comprehensive skills set, including specification preparation, network management, network design, equipment and system sales, and software development. In addition to learning how to design network infrastructure to support specific user and business requirements, you'll learn how to design, implement and maintain appropriate security for network systems.
What you can do with a degree in Computer Science
- Software applications developer
- Computer systems analyst
- Computer systems engineer
- Network systems administrator
- Database administrator
- Web developer
Current Opportunities for CS Students
Degree & Program Types
Check out this list for a quick view of our computer science programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.
Associate in Science Degree
Associate Degree for Transfer
Certificate of Proficiency
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Bita Mazloom, Computer Science Department Chair
Division Office Contacts
- Contact: Mike Murphy
- Phone: (650) 949-7221