Wordle: Computer science

Many fields have been transformed by applications of computing technology that you can learn to build:

No matter what your interests are, your knowledge of basic programming will open doors.

Although you won't have to make career decisions for a few years, the courses you take now can give you a head start. As this table from the College Board (the organization that does SAT® and AP®) shows, lots of jobs will be available to those with computing skills:

Occupations with the Most Job Openings: Bachelor's Degree

Occupation Total Job Openings 2008–2018
Elementary school teachers, except special education 597,000
Accountants and auditors 498,000
Secondary school teachers, except special and vocational education 412,000
Middle school teachers, except special and vocational education 251,000
Computer systems analysts 223,000
Computer software engineers, applications 218,000
Network systems and data communications analysts 208,000
Computer software engineers, systems software 153,000
Construction managers 138,000
Market research analysts 137,000

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