The expanding job market for engineers, coders, analysts and developers means a minor from our program - co-created with Google engineers - is your surest path forward to a lifelong, lucrative career.
Programming may be the single most valuable skill of the 21st century, opening doors in every industry on Earth. Every conceivable career path is enhanced with an understanding of how computing works, the languages of technology, and the opportunities to transform everything it touches.
A minor in Computer Programming is a versatile beginning to a career in technology. Whether your interest is creating software, managing engineers, or designing new systems for industries or governments, you can get your start right here.
Many Computer Science programs assume you already have some experience in the field. This program gets you up to speed from square one.
You’ll be building from the beginning, with courses designed to earn you valuable industry certifications, and complete your degree with an impressive portfolio of actual work including website builds, app builds, and a knowledge of multiple computing languages.
Google’s mission is to organize the world‘s information and make it universally accessible and useful. This collaboration stems from Google’s Applied Computing Series under the leadership of Dr. Maggie Johnson, VP of Education and University Relations, and Google’s Engineering Education team.
Colleen Van Lent holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Her work focuses heavily on web design and development, especially in the field of accessibility. The LCMC Web Development course series is based on her Web Development for Everybody curriculum.
Charles Severance holds a PhD in Computer Science from Michigan State University. He is the world’s leading online CS educator; his online courses graduate thousands of students a week. His contributions and curriculum form the backbone of many of our technology majors.