Programming — Technical (Certificate)

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Programming – Technical Program Overview

The Technical Option of the Computer Information Systems Programming certificate emphasizes C++ and web programming languages, as well as some general education courses. Graduates of this program may be employed as programmers using one of the following computer languages: C++, HTML/XTML, or JAVA if selected as a professional elective. Graduates will also have 25 to 28 credits toward the Computer Information Systems—Computer Science Option A.S. Degree or the Computer Information Systems—Networking Option A.S. degree.

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  • Expected Outcomes

    Graduates of this program should be able to:

    • Apply fundamental concepts of programming languages and software development to solve a diverse array of problems and recognize these concepts in different languages; Depending on the elective track:
      • Analyze business problems through data analysis;
      • Create viable solutions through the use of technology;
      • Apply computer and networking methods, procedures and principles, and use equipment and software for the purpose of installing, troubleshooting and maintaining LANs (local area networks);
    • Communicate clearly, accurately and succinctly through written and verbal means; and
    • Transition into the Computer Information Systems A.S. degree program with either the networking or science option.