2020-2021 College Catalog

Computer Programming Diploma

Program Description (Major Code: CP24)

The Computer Programming diploma program is designed to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, principles, and techniques required in computer information processing. Those interested in a Computer Programming diploma should be highly motivated individuals who are interested in becoming an Information Technology professional. Program graduates will be competent in the technical areas of SQL, XHTML, systems analysis and design, database management, networking concepts, and the programming languages PHP, Visual BASIC, Java, C++, and JavaScript.

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school diploma or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math
  • Transfer of previous post-secondary credits will be determined by the Office of Enrollment Services

Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

Course Outline

Curriculum

General Education Courses (8 Credits)

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev

2

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

Occupational Courses (28 Credits)

FYES 1001First Year Experience Seminar

3

COMP 1000Intro to Computers

3

CIST 1001Computer Concepts

4

CIST 1220Structured Query Language (SQL

4

CIST 1305Program Design and Development

3

CIST 1510Web Development I

3

CIST 2921IT Analysis Design&Proj Manage

4

CIST XXXXCIS Electives

4

Tier I Programming Courses (12 Credits)

CIST 2311Visual Basic I

4

CIST 2341C# Programming I

4

CIST 2361C++ Programming I

4

CIST 2371

4

Tier II Programming Courses Select two of the following (8 Credits)

CIST 2312Visual Basic II

4

CIST 2313Visual Basic Programming III

4

CIST 2342C# Programming II

4

CIST 2343C# Programming III

4

CIST 2362C++ Programming II

4

CIST 2372Java Programming II

4

CIST 2373Java Programming III

4

Total Credit Hours: 56

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 4 Credits

Estimated Program Cost: $10,268