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Computer Programming, AAS

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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.

Program Outcomes:

Upon completion, students should be able to:

  • Analyze the technical needs of end-users
  • Analyze a problem using the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Design a program to meet end-user specifications
  • Code a program to meet end-user specifications
  • Develop a program that integrates with a relational database
  • Develop a program that incorporates Object-Oriented programming methodologies
  • Develop a programming solution within a 3-tier architecture
  • Identify inefficiencies in programming practices
  • Select an appropriate programming language to most effectively meet project requirements
  • Examine emerging technologies within the industry

This degree can be completed in a traditional or completely online format. Students must successfully complete ACA 112 Intro to Distance Learning , as an entrance requirement for the completely online option. For more information about eDegree programs, please visit the eDegree website.

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits: 15

Summer Semester I

Total Credits: 6

Fall Semester II

Total Credits: 15

Spring Semester II

Total Credits: 18

Total credit hours required for degree: 69



Gateway Courses: CIS 115  and  CSC 139 . A minimum grade of C required in both.

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