Computer Science class

Welcome to Computer Science & Applications

Computer Science Information Technology Informational Sessions

  • Date & Time: Every Saturday from August 24-Dec 21, 2024
  • Time: 1:00 to 2:00 pm
  • Location: TLC 201 (Technology Learning Center Parking lot #5)

Contact professor Chiang via and request a Zoom meeting for faculty advisory session if you can't make it the above-mentioned sessions.

We offer Certificate and Associate Degree paths designed for students who want to get to work quickly or advance on the job. We also prepare students to transfer to competitive 4-year universities. 

View the list of degree and certificate program



TRACKS include:Computer Science, Computer Science Information Technology, Computer Network and Security Management, Cybersecurity Essentials, Web Support and Database Manageemnt, Data Science and Data Analytics. View the Entire List of Associate Degree and Certificate Programs.

PREP FOR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS include: Amazon Web Services (Cloud Computing); Apple Care Administrator; Cisco Network,CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+; Microsoft System Admin; Oracle Database.

CLASS NAMES UPDATE: Computer Science Info Tech classes are now listed in the schedule as CIS = Computer Information Systems; CS = Computer Science MIT = Manufacturing & Industrial Technology. "CO SCI" is no longer used... see the CS/CIS course realignment list

Our Alumni

CERTIFICATION: Darrin was ready to work in less than a year

ASSOCIATE DEGREE: Eduardo got a better job and a raise

UNIVERITY TRANSFER: Allison transferred to top ranked UC Irvine to complete her Bachelor's and saved thousands of dollars


As a publically funded college, West has tuition among the lowest in the nation.

  • CA Residents: $46 / unit (most classes are 3 units)
    CA Residents of any age who are first-time freshmen may qualify for the $0 TUITION PROMISE PROGRAM and/or fee waivers, as well as other financial aid available after filing the FAFSA
  • Out-of-State Residents: $282 / unit (most classes are 3 units)
    Out-of-state students may qualify for grants and other financial aid after submitting the FAFSA. Additionally, many West classes use $0 cost online textbooks and materials.

Full schedule of Tuition & Fees


Anna Chiang
Computer Science & Application Division Chair