Computer + Information Technology
Do you love working with computers? Love solving problems and creating solutions using technology? Are you curious about computer coding and the science, technology, engineering, and art behind creating and presenting computer programs, websites or mobile apps to customers? Then the Computer Science and Information Technology strand of the Ignite program is for you!
Bentonville Public Schools will offer a course within the Ignite Progressional Studies Program that immerse students in real, relevant work in Computer Coding and Design. This innovative program meets at the TCS building in Bentonville. Students in the program will gain valuable hands-on experience in the skills and habits of mind necessary for careers and continued education in computer coding, mobile apps development, software development, and website administration. This course is facilitated by a professional IT director and internships are offered at local companies. Students in the program earn certifications from U of A and college credit from NWACC.
Computer Technology is a high-demand, high-wage, high-skilled career in Northwest Arkansas. Employers are looking for students prepared in information technology who have the professional skills and entrepreneurial mindset developed in Ignite Professional Study programs.