Certificate Program

Degree offered

Certificate of Accomplishment in Computer Programming

Credits required 15/19

Dean

Program contact

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair and Professor of Computer Information Systems, ext. 2403

Program Goals Statement

A certificate in Computer Programming gives students mastery of basic programming concepts. The student becomes literate in at least three programming languages and achieves advanced mastery of more sophisticated concepts in at least one programming language.

Requirement

Students without basic computer skills should enroll in CIS 111 prior to enrolling in this certificate. Students who need basic keyboarding skills should enroll in OFC 102 prior to enrolling in this program.

Recommendations

Plan to spend large blocks of time developing proficiency.

Degree Requirements

Database Programming (choose one)

CIS 150Oracle and SQL

3 credits

CIS 152Database Programming and Management with Access

3 credits

CIS 159MySQL and PHP

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3

One 3-4 credit Elective – Programming

CIS 154Introduction to Programming (COBOL)

3 credits

CIS 254Advanced COBOL Programming

3 credits

CIS 122Internet Developer

3 credits

CIS 250Interactive Web Sites

3 credits

CIS 150Oracle and SQL

3 credits

CIS 156Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 155Introduction to C++ Programming

3 credits

CIS 255C++ Object Oriented Programming

3 credits

CIS 256Advanced Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 157Object-Oriented JAVA Programming I

4 credits

CIS 257Object-Oriented JAVA Programming II

4 credits

CIT 143Programming for Game Developers I

3 credits

CIT 242Programming for Game Developers II

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

One 3-4 credit Elective - Programming Language

CIS 154Introduction to Programming (COBOL)

3 credits

CIS 250Interactive Web Sites

3 credits

CIS 156Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 155Introduction to C++ Programming

3 credits

CIS 157Object-Oriented JAVA Programming I

4 credits

CIT 143Programming for Game Developers I

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

First-semester programming language (choose one)

CIS 154Introduction to Programming (COBOL)

3 credits

CIS 155Introduction to C++ Programming

3 credits

CIS 156Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 157Object-Oriented JAVA Programming I

4 credits

CIS 159MySQL and PHP

3 credits

CIS 250Interactive Web Sites

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Second-semester of the programming language previously taken (choose one)

CIS 254Advanced COBOL Programming

3 credits

CIS 255C++ Object Oriented Programming

3 credits

CIS 256Advanced Visual Basic

3 credits

CIS 257Object-Oriented JAVA Programming II

4 credits

CIS 258Advanced Interactive Programming

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:3-4

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

Database programming course (semester 1 or 2); First-semester programming course; Programming Elective

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

Database programming course (semester 1 or 2); Programming elective; Second-semester of the programming language taken in first semester

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