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Programming Certificate

My Academic Plan

Courses are displayed to show the fastest path to your certificate and should be completed in the order listed. If you are unable to complete all courses listed in a semester, complete as many courses in this sequence as your schedule allows. If you have questions or concerns about your MAP, please see your Pathways Advisor.

Program Description

This program is designed for students wanting to complete a one-year (two semester) Certificate in Programming and enter the workforce. Students explore programming, writing code, computer information systems, and computer sciences. This certificate program prepares students for entry-level employment positions in a business environment that requires programming languages such as C++, Java and Visual Basic. It includes courses in a combination of computer information systems as well as computer science.

Learn more about this program.

First Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
CIS 145Intro to Desktop Database

3

CSC 160Computer Science I: (Language)

4

COMP SCI Any CSC Course

3

Total Credit Hours:10

Second Semester

Course NumberTitleCredits
CSC 161Computer Science II: (Language)

4

COMP SCI Any CSC Course

3

COMP SCI Any CSC Course

3

Total Credit Hours:10

Total Credit Hours: 20

Important Program Notes:

You must complete a minimum of 9 credits of Computer Science (CSC) courses to complete this certificate.