What courses should I look for in college if I want to eventually become a software programmer?

I am a rising high school senior and I have decided that I want to become a software programmer. Do to the fact that my adviser is a complete retard, he told me that he had no clue on what to do if I want to pursue that profession and that I would be on my own. So what classes should I look for to start off as my core classes?

Asked By: Kyle H - 7/20/2010
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Wow, your adviser should find a new position. Your major will be "Software Engineering." I am a Computer Sci major, and Software Eng. is specializing in programming/compiling. Your courses will be chosen for you when you get to the junior/senior part of the university level. In other words, you do not need to choose... More
Answered By: Dan - 7/20/2010
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Enroll in either a computer science or software engineering major and do the standard course pattern. That would be subjects, first year, such as introduction to programming, computer hardware, and IT. Thanks Bill
Answered By: Bill - 7/20/2010
Software Engineering Technology.
Answered By: PE2008 - 7/20/2010
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