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Computer Programming

Students who are interested in what makes computers and software applications work should choose this program. The curriculum is well rounded and students find it very interesting and rewarding.

What to Know at a Glance

Duration

2 year associate degree (60 sch);
1 year certificate (42 sch);
1 year certificate (30 sch);
1 semester certificate (15 sch)

Delivery

Face-to-face

Scheduling Options

Full-time; Part-time; Day classes; Night classes

Where it is offered

Main Campus

About Computer Programming

Both the Computer Programming and Computer Networking programs prepare students for entry level positions with companies the need a programmer or someone to take care of their computer network.  Students graduate with a solid and well rounded knowledge of implementing, using and developing computer solutions.

Project Management Software 

Use of project management software for developing a project plan including time lines, milestones, scheduling, life cycle phases, management frameworks, skills, processes, and tools.

Programming Logic and Design 

Problem-solving applying structured techniques and representation of algorithms using design tools. Includes testing, evaluation, and documentation.

Web Design I 

Instruction in web design and related graphic design including mark-up languages, and browser issues.

  • Communication 
  • Organization 
  • Time Management 
  • Adaptability 
  • Technology Proficiency 
  • Networking 
  • Troubleshooting
  • Management 
  • Critical Thinking 
  • Teamwork

Possible Careers and Salaries

Computer Operator

$74,805

Computer Programmer

$74,589

Software Developer

$93,581

Web Developer

$47,576

Computer Network Support Specialist

$62,362

Tuition Costs

Approximate total program cost for full-time in-district (Bowie County residents) is $5,960.

Program Contacts

Dianna Kinsey

Computer Networking and Computer Programming Program Coordinator

Dr. Dixon Boyles

Dean of Business & Social Sciences

Contact Texarkana College to Get Started

Let’s talk about starting your career in Computer Programming.

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