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Programming

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Programming is designed to prepare the student to work in the programming field. Courses focus on programming theory, Java programming, Visual Basic programming, and web programming.

Details

Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest: 
Computer and Information Technology
Type: 
Certificate
Academic Plan Code: 
5047
Total credits required: 
21-26
Effective term: 
2021 Fall
Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:0-5
Students selecting CSC110 in the Required Courses area must complete MAT120 or MAT121 or MAT122.
 
MAT120Intermediate Algebra (5) OR
MAT121Intermediate Algebra (4) OR
MAT122Intermediate Algebra (3) OR
Permission of Instructor0-5
Academic Plan: 
Programming (CER)
Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: AIM, BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, CSC, ITS, and MST.

This program replaces: AAS/3097 Information Technology: Network and Cyber

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:21
CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems3
 
CIS119DOIntroduction to Oracle: SQL (3) OR
CIS276DAMySQL Database (3) OR
CIS276DBSQL Server Database (3)3
 
CIS159Visual Basic Programming I3
CIS162ADC#: Level I3
 
CIS163AAJava Programming: Level I (3) OR
CSC110Introduction to Computer Science (Java) (3)3
 
CIS225ABObject-Oriented Analysis and Design (3) OR
CSC205Object Oriented Programming and Data Structures (3)3
 
CIS259Visual Basic Programming II (3) OR
CIS262ADC# Level II (3) OR
CIS263AAJava Programming: Level II (3)3
Competencies
  • Define terms related to microcomputer usage and applications. (CIS105)
  • Identify microcomputer hardware and software components. (CIS105)
  • Apply microcomputer operation skills: care and handling of diskettes, powering up the computer, keyboarding (required speed development: 25 words per minute), and powering down the computer. (CIS105)
  • Evaluate and select microcomputer hardware and software for specific applications. (CIS105)
  • Describe basic graphics, sound, process control, and other special capabilities of a microcomputer. (CIS105)
  • Use SQL programming language to interpret data in a relational database. (CIS119DO, CIS276DA, CIS276DB)
  • Describe the components and techniques of structured programming. (CIS159, CIS162AD, CIS163AA, CSC110)
  • Explain program business and structure using logic tools. (CIS159, CIS163AA, CSC110)
  • Describe advanced programming techniques. (CIS225AB, CIS259, CIS262AD, CIS263AA, CSC205)

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