Computer Programming Certificate

Program Goals Statement

A certificate in Computer Programming gives students mastery of basic programming concepts. The student becomes literate in at least three programming languages and achieves advanced mastery of more sophisticated concepts in at least one programming language.

Program Information

Transfer credit for any Computer Information Systems (CIS or CIT) course must be approved by the CI Department Chair or by a full-time CI faculty member.

Requirement

  • Students without basic computer skills should enroll in CIS 111 prior to enrolling in this certificate. Students who need basic keyboarding skills should enroll in OFC 102 prior to enrolling in this program.

Recommendations

  • Plan to spend large blocks of time developing proficiency.
Item #
Title
Credits
Total credits:
15-19

Course Sequencing

Database programming course (semester 1 or 2); First-semester programming course; Programming Elective

Database programming course (semester 1 or 2); Programming elective; Second-semester of the programming language taken in first semester

Overview

Subject

Type

Certificate

Campus

Degree Offered

Certificate of Accomplishment in Computer Programming

Program Contact

Sarmad Saman, Dean, sarmad.saman@bristolcc.edu

Priscilla Grocer, Department Chair, priscilla.grocer@bristolcc.edu