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.

Program Requirements

Course #
Title
Credits
Computer Programming Language Sequence  +
6 - 8
Sub-Total Credits
15-19
Total credits:
15-19

Course Sequencing

Item #
Title
Credits
First-semester Programming Language Elective  +
3 - 4
Sub-Total Credits
9-11
Item #
Title
Credits
Second-semester Programming Language Elective  +
3 - 4
Sub-Total Credits
9-11

Overview

Academic Area

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Degree Offered

Certificate of Accomplishment in Computer Programming

Program Code

CZ

Program Contact

Priscilla Grocer
Department Chair
Priscilla.Grocer@BristolCC.edu

Sarmad Saman
Dean of STEM
Sarmad.Saman@BristolCC.edu

Campus

CIP Code

11.0299