Last Updated Friday, February 26, 2016 2:58 PM
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Do You Have a Future in Computer Science?
In 2020, there will be 1.4 million computing jobs available in the United States and only 400,000 computer science students in the education pipeline. But the number of students may slowly be increasing, as 25 states now count computer science courses toward high school graduation requirements, compared to 11 states in 2013. Check out the links farther down this web page to find out about Computer Science Degrees and Careers.
Here are some Computer Science Degree Programs
Information Systems and CyberSecurity
Information Systems Security
Data Communication Systems Technology
Software Engineering Technology
Software Applications Development
High School Graduates Feel Unprepared For College and Work, Survey Finds
A recent survey of public high school graduates finds about half feel they are unprepared for life after high school and most would have worked harder if they had realized the expectations of college and the workplace. Click here for the full story.
Click here to try the Hour of Code
(As of Tuesday over 77,000,000 WorldWide have Participated)
What is Computer Science?
Why Do Students Study STEM
The Power of Teaching Girls to Code
University of Louisville Speed School
University of Kentucky Computer Science Department
Carnegie Mellon Computer Science Department
ACM Computing Careers Information
Computer Science Career Guide
Here are two outstanding sites with great information from computerscienceonline.org:
Find Out About Computer Science Education and Job Opportunities
Find out about Computer Engineering
KCD Computer Classes
Consider being a Tech Gnome during the summer to help with KCD Computer Work ... you get paid while learning about configuring computers and doing other computer work. See Mr. Rice for details.
KCD Fab Lab Movie
Andrew Wagner's Do-It-Yourself Rostock 3D Printer
Code online in a web browser and have fun by going to Code.org
(and find out about the HOUR OF CODE event coming soon)
Computer Science Education Week is Dec. 9-15 to coincide with the birthday of the earliest programmer Grace Murray Hopper.
Additional Movies about Careers in Computer Science
Girls Can Be Anything They Want with Computer Science
Computer Science Careers Movie #1
Computer Science Careers Movie #2
Computer Science Careers Movie #3
Computer Science Careers Movie #4
Computer Science Careers Movie #5