System analysis is the ability to assess the computer or network's capabilities in comparison with the company's or individuals needs. The system analyst then takes that data and creates solutions to meet the requirements.
Computer programmers and application developers create programs to implement those solutions. A program is a series of instructions the computer uses to perform a task or solve a problem.
The Computer Programming and Analysis A.S. Degree teaches you how to:
It is also designed to prepare you for further education, such as a four-year degree or Microsoft certifications.
The program focuses on:
Computer programming and system analysis are two of the fastest growing occupations in Florida, the United States, and around the world. The Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks each in its top five list of fastest growing positions. A recent survey by the Information Technology Association of America estimates ten percent of the Information Technology (IT) jobs nationwide are unfilled.
Companies, organizations, and individuals are increasingly dependent on computers and the Internet for business and personal activities. Most companies rely on the World Wide Web to remain competitive. They also need computer programs to automate some of their business processes. Each company or individual needs are different. Skilled programmers are needed to:
Computer programmers and analysts are in high-demand. Professionals who can identify and create solutions for computer and network problems are vital to creating, maintaining, and upgrading successful computer and network systems. Programmers that can create and implement the solutions quickly and efficiently are equally important.
To earn the degree, you must complete the curriculum.
Possible career opportunities for which this degree can help you prepare include:
For more information on career opportunities with this degree, or for help with job placement, please visit Seminole State's Career Development Center.