Computer Science

Computer Studies 10
Computer Programming 11
Computer Programming 12

Please see Mr. R. Arkiletian for specific information regarding the Computer Science program. (Email: rarkiletia@vsb.bc.ca)

WHAT IS COMPUTER SCIENCE?

Computer science is the study of how computers work, and how we can use them to solve problems.

Computer scientists use a mix of math, logic, and problem-solving strategies
in order to write instructions that computers can follow.

WHY TAKE COMPUTER SCIENCE?

You will need to take computer science courses if you plan to study:

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Commerce

Taking a computer science course in high school can help you get a head start and a solid foundation.

However, regardless of your future career choice, you can still benefit from learning how to code. Computers are used everywhere in society, and understanding how to program computers is a useful skill. There’s a growing demand for people who can program computers to solve new challenges. In addition, studying computer science will teach you valuable problem solving skills applicable to other areas.

NATIONAL RECOGNITION

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