Student ID:__________________________ Student Name:_______________________ Adviser Name:_______________________ Catalog: 2017-2018 Catalog Program: Computer Programmer [3004] Minimum Credits Required:__________________

Computer Programmer [3004]


(30 Credit Hours)

Program Director

Stephanie Cook
941-752-5000, ext. 61471, Bradenton
941-408-1471, Venice

This certificate is designed to prepare student for entry level employment in the field of computer programing and analysis. The coursework will apply toward the A.S. Computer Information Technology degree [2012].

Program Goals

After successfully completing this program, the student will be able to perform the following:

  • Perform data file activities.
  • Perform analysis activities.
  • Perform program design activities.
  • Perform coding activities.
  • Perform testing activities.
  • Perform user-training activities.
  • Perform implementation activities.
  • Perform user support activities.
  • Perform evaluation activities.
  • Demonstrate professional development skills.
  • Demonstrate general organizational computing workplace competencies.

Program Requirements

Course NameCredit HoursTerm TakenGradeGen Ed
MAT 1033 - Intermediate Algebra or any Higher Mathematics (4 Credit Hours)
CGS 1000 - Computer Information Systems (3 Credit Hours)
COP 2510 - Programming Concepts (3 Credit Hours)
COP 2170 - Visual Basic Programming (3 Credit Hours)
CGS 1543 - Database Design and Implementation (3 Credit Hours)


COP 2250C - Java Programming I OR (3 Credit Hours)
COP 2224C - C++ Programming I (3 Credit Hours)


COP 2805C - Java Programming II OR (3 Credit Hours)
COP 2228C - C++ Programming II (3 Credit Hours)


COP 2842 - Developing Websites Using PHP/MYSQL (3 Credit Hours)
CIS 2321 - Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design (3 Credit Hours)
CIS 2931 - Current Issues in Computing (3 Credit Hours)

Total Credit Hours: 30


This program will require some or all classes to be taken at one campus location. Contact the program director for specific details.

Credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress.

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