Welcome to the Computer Science and Information Technology Department (CSIT)

We offer many degree and certificate programs, as well as course work and preparation for transfer to a four-year program of study. Please take a few moments to look through our programs, course listings, and course descriptions. We hope you’ll find something that will stimulate your interest.

If we can be of any assistance or guidance in planning your course of study or helping you choose a class, please feel free to contact us. Once again, welcome to Palomar College and we hope your course of study in Computer Science and Information Technology will be a rewarding one.

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Programs, Courses, Job Opportunities, etc.

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New Classes this Spring!

  • Advanced Python
    – Python programs to analyze real world big data problems in fields of machine learning, data science, ArcGIS, and cloud computing.
    • CSIT 275 – Advanced Python – Spring 2024, section 35397/98
      As an entry-level Python Developer, the starting salary is $92,500 annually, while senior-level Python Developer salaries go as high as $131,500 per year at an hourly rate of $63. Top earners take home a salary of $150,500 yearly, posting an increase by $500 compared to 2022.
  • AWS Academy Cloud Foundations
     – Understanding of cloud computing concepts, AWS core services, security, architecture, virtualization infrastructure concepts, pricing, and support.
    • CSNT 151 – AWS – Academy Cloud Architecting – Spring 2024, Section 35192/94, fast track 1
    • CSNT 152 – AWS – Academy Cloud Developing- Spring 2024, Section 35195/96, fast track 2
    • CSNT 153 – AWS – Academy Cloud Operations – Summer 2024, tbd
      NOTE:   Click on AWS Salary Pay Scales to see the high salaries now offered to those with AWS knowledge.

Online Learning Resources

Canvas Information for Students

Discord Chat

For Chat areas related to various classes go to  Discord Chat