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Computer Technology and Programming Program

Computer Technology and Programming, founded in 1986-1987 academic year, offers a two-year program. About 140 students enroll at the program, some of whom are vocational high school graduates and enroll at the program without taking university entrance exam and others enroll after taking the university entrance exam.

Computer Technician

Computer Technology and Programming comprises of computer usage, software programming for PC, network and internet, hardware maintenance, network installation and network administration.

A computer technician is the one who is knowledgeable about the above mentioned fields and is educated to specialize in one of them.

The education given to the technician will teach him or her how to arrange the work environment in a suitable way and have good relations with others. The technician is to have a high application skill level and know modern trends in advanced information technologies.

According to the above mentioned features, the role of technician in computer industry:

Common features of the technicians are;

  • error detection
  • problem solving
  • decision-making
  • planning procedures and functions.

The technician is responsible to the management for the efficiency of the work. The technician can also supervise the works of the software technicians appointed to certain tasks.

The technician;

  • Knows basic terms in the field of computer.
  • Works on software planning and design.
  • Carries out non-supervisory duties in the team during the programming processes in the software sector.
  • Undertakes the tasks of software installation, testing and approval.
  • Undertakes the responsibilities related to data security and storage.
  • Installs and uses Word Processor, Excel, PowerPoint, Data Base, Graphic Based Design and by using software development modules of these programs, s/he makes new programs.
  • Detects the defects related to software and simple hardware and finds solutions to the problems that do not require expertise.
  • Uses the PC and network operation systems which are still in use in the sector and can access to the information s/he needs via internet.
  • Takes part in hardware detection tasks.
  • Selects and installs the materials and equipment the systems necessitate.
  • Knows where and how to apply the regulations, based on law, related to computer resources, health and safety.
  • Knows the basic concepts in human relations and entrepreneurship, and transforms these concepts into principles and ethical rules while providing service.
  • Acquires an analytical thinking ability.
  • Acquires the habit of making constructive criticism in the proper time and place and also acquires the habit of appreciating criticism towards him/her.
  • Takes part in the computer sector as a qualified semi-skilled workforce.
  • Applies the techniques, the details of which are underlined in Standards and Regulations.
  • Contributes to national economy by using his/her knowledge and skills in the field.

Workshop and Laboratory Equipment

Since informatics mostly requires practice, our laboratories offer each student a separate computer to use during the practice courses. PDL-1,PDL-2,PDL-3 classrooms are designed for practice courses. Besides, the study and internet rooms serve for the students for extra-curricular studies. Most of the theoretical courses are given in the large classes equipped with projectors.

Job Opportunities

The graduates of the program are awarded with the title of “Technician” and are given a 2-year undergraduate diploma. The graduates can work in State and Private Institutions as

  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Support Personnel, Technical Service Supervisor,
  • Computer Software Staff,
  • Computer Programmer,
  • Desktop Publishing, database assistant
  • Computer Operator
  • Computer Network Technician
  • Internet Programmer
  • Web Page Designer

After taking transfer exams by OSYM (Student Selection and Placement Center) , the students of the 2-year industrial electronics program can attend 4-year programs of the following departments;

  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Teaching
  • Computer Systems Teaching
  • Computer Technology and Data Processing Systems
  • Computer and Information Systems
  • Computer and Supervision Teaching
  • Computer Teaching and Instructional Technology
  • Computer & Informatics
  • Informatics Systems and Technologies
  • Electronics and Computer Teaching
  • Informatics Technologies
  • Informatics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics and Computer Sciences
  • Mathematics and Computer
  • Meteorology Engineering
  • Applied Mathematics and Computer
  • Astronautical Engineering