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.
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.
- 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.
- Plan to spend large blocks of time developing proficiency.
One 3-4 credit Elective – Programming+
One 3-4 credit Elective - Programming Language+
First-semester programming language (choose one)+
Second-semester of the programming language previously taken (choose one)+
Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 1
Database programming course (semester 1 or 2); First-semester programming course; Programming Elective
Recommended Course Sequence - Semester 2
Database programming course (semester 1 or 2); Programming elective; Second-semester of the programming language taken in first semester