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Computer Programming

The Computer Science Technology Degree prepares students for a career in computer programming. Computer programmers create instructions that tell the computer what to do, such as which information to identify and access, how to process it, and what equipment to use. Individuals who are detail-oriented and have strong math and analytical skills are often good candidates for this field.


Associate of Applied Science Degree
Computer Programming................................. 67-68 credit hours (2 years)

Computer Networking................................. 63 credit hours (2 years)

General Computer Data Processing.................. 31 credit hours (1 year)

Career Opportunities

Computer programmers are employed in almost every industry, but the largest concentration is in the computer and data processing industry. Programmers also work for firms that provide engineering and management services, telecommunication companies, manufacturers of computer and office equipment, financial institutions, insurance carriers, health care organizations, education institutions, and government agencies.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor the computer service industry is expected to be the third fastest growing industry in the U.S. economy over the next decade. reports the average salary for a computer programmer employed in the Houston, TX area is $65,402.

Advantages of ACC

  • State-of-the-art computer laboratories.
  • Small classes and personal attention.
  • Dedicated faculty who care about your success.
  • Affordable tuition and fees – Financial assistance available to those who qualify.

 For more information call 281-756-3783 or email

Contact Information

Thomas Magliolo
Alvin Campus
3110 Mustang Road
Alvin, Texas 77511
Phone: 281-756-3783

For accommodations: 281-756-3531
TDD: 281-756-3845

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