Oct 03, 2023
Associate in Science Degree
(60 Credit Hours)
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers such as entry level programmers, programmer specialists, computer programmers, senior programmers, chief business programmers, programmer analysts and information systems programmers.
The content prepares individuals to analyze business situations and to design, develop and write computer programs; store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data and information; analyze problems using logic/analysis tools; code into computer language; and test, monitor, debug, document and maintain computer programs.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Perform program analysis activities
- Perform program development activities
- Demonstrate fundamental proficiency in network security essentials.
- Perform testing activities
- Perform user support activities
- Demonstrate workplace skills
General Education Courses
Subtotal Credit Hours: 15
Program Specialization Courses
Subtotal Credit Hours: 45
This program will require some or all classes to be taken at one campus location. Contact the program director for specific details.
Articulated credit from a technical college/secondary school may be applicable. For information click here: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/CareerTechnicalEducation/Career_Pthwys.asp
A related certificate also is offered. See Computer Programmer  listing.
Required Courses and recommended Sequence: The following is a recommended sequence of courses for completing this program. Developmental courses and prerequisite course requirements, credit load, and/or course availability may affect a student’s individual progress. Course availability within the program sequences is specifically intended for full-time students who begin their course work with the fall semester. Students should always consult their online degree planner for the catalog year that they entered the college, and contact their program manager to better understand typical course availability and individual program planning.
Please follow link to: http://www.scf.edu/Academics/degree-pathways.asp