2022-2023 College Catalog

C ++ Programmer TCC

C ++ Programmer TCC (Major Code: CP21)

Program Description

The C++ Programmer certificate provides the opportunity for students and IT professionals to add skills in C and C++ object oriented program language to their IT knowledge base. Completers of this certificate are C++ Programmers.

Career Information


Computer Occupations

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 1% nationally and 7% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $45,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Peter Ejindu

Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

Academic Building C2310A



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 2 Terms
Credit Hours: 15
Estimated Program Cost: $3,784

Required Courses


Occupational Courses (15 Credits)

CIST 1305Program Design and Development


CIST 1210Introduction to Oracle Databases



CIST 1220Structured Query Language (SQL)


CIST 2361C++ Programming I


CIST 2362C++ Programming II


Total Credit Hours: 15


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will be able to use operating system resources in software development, including the use of C/C++ system calls to do process and file management and inter-process communication.
2. Graduates will be able to understand the program development environment, including the design of multi-module programs.
3. Graduates will be able to use programming tools to aid in the software development process, including the compiler and its options, the make utility, librarian, loader, and debugger.
4. Graduates will be able to understand some of the basic principles of networking and the internet, and how to access a network from the operating system.