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Computer Programming: Associate Degree Program

The Computer Programming curriculum prepares individuals for employment as computer programmers and related positions through study and applications in computer concepts, logic, programming procedures, languages, generators, operating systems, networking, data management, and business operations.

Students will solve business computer problems through programming techniques and procedures, using appropriate languages and software. The primary emphasis of the curriculum is hands-on training in programming and related computer areas that provide the ability to adapt as systems evolve.
Graduates should qualify for employment in business, industry, and government organizations as programmers, programmer trainees, programmer/analysts, computer operators, systems technicians, or database specialists.

This curriculum complies with the standard approved by the State Board of Community Colleges.
Students may be required to take one or more developmental courses as a result of pre-enrollment placement tests; therefore, the student may need more than the minimum number of semester hours listed for graduation. Developmental courses for this program may include Readiness Level Reading, English, and/or Math and other courses in developmental Reading, English, Math, Biology and Chemistry.

 

Curriculum: 

Fall Semester

Success and Study Skills

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Introduction to Business

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Introduction to Computers

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Intro to Programming and Logic

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Writing and Inquiry

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Security Concepts

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Spring Semester

C++ Programming

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Database Concepts

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Operating System Concepts

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Social/Behavioral Science Electives

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Major Course Elective (3 credit hours)

Summer Term

Prof Research and Reporting

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Quantitative Literacy

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Fall Semester

JAVA Programming

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Advanced C++ Programming

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Systems Analysis and Design

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Networking Basics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Windows Single User

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Spring Semester

Adv JAVA Programming

Credit Hours: 

3.00
System Support Project

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Work-Based Learning I

Credit Hours: 

1.00
Associate in Applied Science Humanities Electives

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Major Course Elective (3 credit hours)

Major Course Electives are to be selected from the following:

Principles of Financial Accounting

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Principles of Managerial Accounting

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Business Statistics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Business Ethics

Credit Hours: 

3.00
C# Programming

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Pre-Calculus Algebra

Credit Hours: 

4.00
Linux/UNIX Single User

Credit Hours: 

3.00
SGD Programming

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Work-Based Learning I

Credit Hours: 

2.00
Internet/Web Fundamentals

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Web Markup and Scripting

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Intro Internet Multimedia

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Web Development Tools

Credit Hours: 

3.00
PHP Programming

Credit Hours: 

3.00
Database Driven Websites

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Total Semester Credit Hours in Program: 65