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STEM Core

Why Computer Science?

Computer Science is one of the fastest growing fields, especially in the Bay Area. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics claims that by 2026, there will be a 13% growth in computer and information technology jobs. The median annual wage in May 2017 was $84,580 for these occupations.

My major + Computer Science

Have you considered a degree or minor in Computer Science? Check out all of the various career options!

  • Biology + computer science = Bioinformatics or medical information systems
  • Finance + computer science = Quantitative analyst or financial information systems
  • Geography + computer science = Geographical information systems (GIScience)
  • Psychology + computer science = User interface design
  • Art + computer science = Scientific imaging or multi-media systems
  • Political science + computer science = Information policy
  • Energy systems + computer science = Smart energy systems design
  • Journalism + computer science = Multimedia storytelling
  • Sociology + computer science = Customer segmentation
  • Transportation + computer science = Transportation logistics
  • Ecology + computer science = Ecoinformatics, information ecology or mathematical ecology

 

Computer Science Careers

Bachelor and graduate degrees in computer science can lead to a number of high-paying careers.

  • Computer and Information Systems Management
  • Computer programming
  • Computer systems analysis
  • Database administration
  • Information security
  • Web development
  • Computer networking
  • Software engineering
  • Robotics
  • Artificial intelligence

Source: CS Careers by OSU

 

Discover Data Science

Employment in data science related careers is projected to grow 11 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which is much faster than other careers. 

Need more information? Discover Data Science!

Donna Miranda

Questions?
Please Contact Me!

STEM Core Coordinator Donna Miranda

650.949.7665


mirandadonna@foothill.edu


 

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