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Computer Programming Specialist CCC

Computer Programming Specialist Overview (6141)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem/default.aspx

Program Description

This college credit certificate 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.

Course content includes computer programming concepts and programming languages.

This certificate covers the core competencies for programming but does not contain General Education requirements.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

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

Program Length

Approximate program length: one year.

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

This program prepares students for employment as entry-level programmers, programmer specialists or computer programmers.

Career Path Notes

Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Programming College Credit Certificate and the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Programming.

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:

Required Courses (Credits: 9)

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

COP1000Introduction to Programming (AA)

3 Credits

CIS2321System Analysis and Design (AS)

3 Credits

Programming Language Electives (Credits: 9)

Choose 9 credits

COP1220Introduction to Programming 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

COP2700Introduction to Database (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

 

Total Credit Hours: 18

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9)

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

COP1000Introduction to Programming (AA)

3 Credits

CIS2321System Analysis and Design (AS)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

Programming Language Electives

9 credits

Total Credit Hours: 18