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Computer Programming AS

Computer Programming Overview (AS 2126)

Type of Award

AS - Associate in Science

Program Website

https://www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem.aspx

Program Description

This degree program prepares students to analyze business situations and to design, develop and write computer programs. Individuals learn to store, locate and retrieve specific documents, data and information, analyze problems using logic/analysis tools, and write code in several computer languages. They also learn how to test, monitor, debug, document and maintain computer programs.

Computer programming course content includes computer programming concepts, programming languages and software project management.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit: www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

The program can be finished in two years of full-time enrollment or three years part-time.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.

For More Information

Professor Virginia Carneiro de Paula, Department Chair, carneirv@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3367 (Lake Worth)

Professor John Hadley, Department Chair, hadleyj@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 862-4437 (Boca Raton)

Employment Opportunities

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as entry-level programmers, programmer specialists or computer programmers.

Career Path Notes

Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State's Bachelor of Applied Science programs in Information Management or Supervision and Management. For more information, visit: www.palmbeachstate.edu/Bachelors

In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities that allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities, including job outlook and salary information, visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

General Education (Credits:15)

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Any MAC prefix course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Any course from Social Science - Area V

3 credits

 

Required Courses (Credits: 24)

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

COP1000Introduction to Programming (AA)

3 Credits

CIS2321System Analysis and Design (AS)

3 Credits

COP2700Introduction to Database (AA)

3 Credits

CIS2513Information Technology Project Management (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

CTS2301Linux Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2120Security Essentials (AS)

3 Credits

Programming Languages - Choose 15 credits

COP1220Introduction to Programming In C (AA)

3 Credits

COP2334Programming In C++ (AA)

3 Credits

COP2800Programming In Java (AA)

3 Credits

COP2840Server-side Programming (AA)

3 Credits

COP1332Visual Basic Programming (AA)

3 Credits

COP2805Advanced Java Programming (AA)

3 Credits

COP2831Advanced Web Page Applications (XML and JAVAScript) (AA)

3 Credits

COP2360C# Programming (AA)

3 Credits

COP2660Android Programming (AA)

3 Credits

COP2654Objective C Programming (AA)

3 Credits

CTS2446Introduction to Oracle Database Programming (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2447Oracle Database Advanced Pl-SQL (AS)

3 Credits

COP1030Python With Raspberry Pi (AA)

3 Credits

COP2657Cross Platform Mobile App Development (AA)

3 Credits

COP2664IOS App Programming (AA)

3 Credits

Business/Computer Electives (Credits: 6)

Choose 6 Credits*

Any courses with the prefix CIS, CGS, CNT, COP, CTS, ACG, APA, ECO, or GEB (6)

* A course cannot be used more than once in the program.

Total Credit Hours: 60

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 15)

COP1000Introduction to Programming (AA)

3 Credits

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

CTS2120Security Essentials (AS)

3 Credits

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

Any MAC prefix course from Mathematics - Area III

3 credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 15)

CTS2301Linux Fundamentals (AS)

3 Credits

Programming Languages

6 credits

COP2700Introduction to Database (AA)

3 Credits

CIS2321System Analysis and Design (AS)

3 Credits

Term One - Fall (Year Two) (Credits: 15)

CIS2513Information Technology Project Management (AS)

3 Credits

Business/Computer Elective

3 credits

Programming Languages

6 credits

ENC1101College Composition 1 (AA)

3 Credits

Business/Computer Elective: A course cannot be used more than once in the program.

Term Two - Spring (Year Two) (Credits: 15)

Any course from Social Science - Area V

3 credits

Any course from Humanities - Area II

3 credits

Programming Language

3 credits

Business/Computer Elective

3 credits

SPC1017Fundamentals of Speech Communication (AA)

3 Credits

Business/Computer Elective: A course cannot be used more than once in the program.

Total Credit Hours: 60