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Computer Arts & Sciences Page
Columbine Senior High School
6201 S Pierce St; Littleton, CO 80123
Computer Science is a class that offers foundational skill-building using computer science-based thinking to promote deeper levels of inquiry for all subjects. A goal of the program is to to deepen this understanding and promote a base for further study. Students will learn how to use computer science skills in their lives outside of the classroom and also how to pursue a career in this field.
Computer Science Programming is open to all students. Students must in 10th-12th grade to take AP Computer Science Principles.
Useful Courses (but not required)
- Graphic Design
- Algebra II
- Digital Electronics
Events & Affiliations With Career & Technical Student Organizations
- Currently: Code Qwest
- Future Possibilities: Robotics, Girls Who Code, Denver Maker Faire, Colorado Maker Hub
Who would be a good fit for Computer Science?
- Students who like to help others
- Inventors and Self-Starters and those who consider themselves unique
- Students who enjoy solving problems or games
- People who would like to find faster, more efficient ways of doing things
- Students who are interested in inventions or learning how to do new things
Life Skills Taught By Computer Science
- Analytical skills. Being a computer science major involves identifying a problem and coming up with a technological solution to address it.
- Problem-solving skills.
- Critical-thinking skills.
- Resilience. When something doesn’t work, Computer Scientists have to be patient, diagnose why it doesn’t work, and then try something new.
Industry Jobs & Courses of Study in Computer Science
- Computer Technician
- Data Scientist
- Software Engineer
- Systems Engineer
- Software Developer
- Java Developer
- Database Administrator
- Business Analyst
- .NET Developer
- Web Developer
- Systems Administrator
- Project Manager
- Network Engineer
- Front End Developer
- Back End Developer
- Customer Service Rep
- Game Designer / Developer
- Support Specialist
Growing List of Companies in Colorado Looking to People with Computer Science Skills
Wanna Learn More? Here is a List of Local Area CS Certificate Programs for High School Students
- Oracle / Google / Sun Microsystems
- Amazon / Microsoft
- Infosys / Deloitte
- Lockheed Martin
- US Military & Veterans Affairs
- Healthcare & Medical Staffing
- Education & Higher Ed
- City & Government
- AT&T / Comcast / Ricoh / Xcel Energy
- Arrow Electronics
- Booz Allen Hamilton INC
- Banking Industry
- Real Estate Industry
- Insurance Industry
- Entertainment Industry
- Music Industry
- And many more...