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Computer Information Technology
This program prepares students for jobs in the field of PC support specialist, help desk specialist, microcomputer specialist, software specialist,
and information systems specialist.
Associate in Science
Computer Information Technology
(60 credit hours)

Program Required Courses

YEAR 1 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers (3 cr.)

ENC 1101 English Composition I (3 cr.)

        Humanities General Education (3 cr.) 

        Social Science General Education (3 cr.)

        Mathematics General Education (3 cr.) 

YEAR 1 -- Second Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CET 1172C PC Upgrading and Repair: Hardware (3 cr.)

CET 1174C PC Upgrading and Repari: Software (3 cr.)

CGS 1555 Introduction to the Internet (3 cr.)

CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking (3 cr.)

ENC 1102 English Composition II or Social Science General Education (3 cr.)

YEAR 1 -- Third Semester (Suggested course schedule)

*CTS 1306 MS Beginning Server II (3 cr.)

   *May require additional coursework.   

YEAR 2 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 1103 Project Management (3 cr.)

CGS 2301 Management Information Systems (3 cr.)

CGS 2541 Database Design (3 cr.)

CNT 1401 Introduction to Network Security (3 cr.)

CTS 1327 Windows Client Operating Systems (3 cr.)

YEAR 2 -- Second Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CIS 2939 Computer Information Administrator Capstone (3 cr.)

CTS 1303 MS Beginning Server I (3 cr.)

OST 1335 Business Communications (3 cr.)

  ** Electives offered during this term (3 cr.) 

**Select at least 3 credit hours from the following:

CGS 1761 Computer Operating Systems (3 cr.)  

CGS 2108 Advanced Computer Applications (3 cr.)  

CIS 2321 Systems Analysis (3 cr.)

CIS 2905 Special Topics in Computer Information (3 cr.)

CIS 2932-36 Special Topics in Computer Information (3 cr.) 

COP 1000 Programming Logic (3 cr.) 

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Computer Programming and Analysis
This program prepares students for jobs in the field of computer programmer aide, junior programmer, senior programmer, data manager, programmer analyst, and mid-range computer specialist.
Associate in Science
Computer Programming and Analysis
(60 credit hours)

Program Required Courses

YEAR 1 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 1000 Introduction to Computers (3 cr.)

ENC 1101 English Composition I (3 cr.)

        Humanities General Education (3 cr.) 

        Social Science General Education (3 cr.)

        Mathematics General Eduction (3 cr.)

YEAR 1 -- Second Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 1761 Computer Operating Systems (3 cr.)

CGS 2301 Management Information Systems (3 cr.)

COP 1000 Programming Logic (3 cr.)

CTS 1305 Introduction to Networking (3 cr.)

ENC 1102 English Composition II or Social Science General Education  (3 cr.)      

YEAR 2 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 2541 Database Design (3 cr.)

COP 1220 Programming in C (3 cr.)

COP 2800 JAVA Programming (3 cr.)

OST 1335 Business Communications (3 cr.)

       **Specified elective (3 cr.)

YEAR 2 -- Second Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CIS 2321 Systems Analysis (3 cr.)

COP 2360 Programming in C# (3 cr.)

COP 2805 JAVA, Advanced (3 cr.)

COP 2939 Computer Programming Capstone (3 cr.)

      **Specified elective (3 cr.)   

**Select at least 6 credit hours from the following:

COP 1030 Introduction to Python Programming (3 cr.)

COP 1120 COBOL, Beginning (3 cr.)

COP 1332 Visual BASIC, Beginning (3 cr.)

COP 1812 Introduction to XML Authoring (3 cr.)

COP 2224 Programming in C++ (3 cr.)

COP 2654 Mobile Platform Application Development (3 cr.)

COP 2833 Database-driven Web Programming: Client (3 cr.)

COP 2836 Database-driven Web Programming: Server (3 cr.)

COP 2930-35 Special Topics in Programming (3 cr.)   

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Computer Programmer Certificate
This certificate prepares students for jobs in the field of computer programmer aide, junior programmer, senior programmer, data manager, programmer analyst, and mid-range computer specialist.
Coursework may be applied to the AS degree in Computer Programming and Analysis
College Credit Certificate
Computer Programmer
(36 credit hours)

Program Required Courses

YEAR 1 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 1000 Introduction to Computer and Technology (3 cr.)

   **Electives offered this term; selected from the list below (3 cr.)

YEAR 1 -- Second Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 2541 Database Design (3 cr.)

COP 1000 Programming Logic (3 cr.)

   **Electives offered this term; selected from the list below (3 cr.)

YEAR 1 -- Third Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 2301 Management Information Systems (3 cr.)

CIS 2321 Systems Analysis (3 cr.)*** 

**Electives offered this term; selected from the list below (3 cr.)

YEAR 2 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

**Electives offered this term; selected from the list below (12 cr.) 

**Select 21 credit hours from the following:

COP 1030 Introduction to Python Programming (3 cr.)

COP 1120 COBOL, Beginning (3 cr.)

COP 1220 Programming in C (3 cr.)

COP 1332 Visual BASIC, Beginning (3 cr.)

COP 1812 Introduction to XML Authoring (3 cr.)

COP 1821 Visual BASIC, Advanced (3 cr.)***

COP 2224 Programming in C++ (3 cr.)***

COP 2654 Mobile Platform Applications Development (3 cr.)  

COP 2360 Programming in C# (3 cr.) 

COP 2800 JAVA Programming (3 cr.)

COP 2805 JAVA, Advanced (3 cr.)***

COP 2833 Database-driven Web Programming: Client (3 cr.)

COP 2836 Database-driven Web Programming: Server (3 cr.) 

***Requires additional coursework

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Computer Programming Specialist
This certificate prepares students for jobs in the field of computer programmer aide, junior programmer, senior programmer, data manager, programmer analyst, and mid-range computer specialist.
Coursework may be applied to the AS degree in Computer Programming and Analysis
College Credit Certificate
Computer Programming Specialist
(18 credit hours)

Program Required Courses

YEAR 1 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CGS 1000 Introduction to Computer and Technology (3 cr.)

YEAR 1 -- Second Semester (Suggested course schedule)

CIS 2321 Systems Analysis (3 cr.)***

COP 1000 Programming Logic (3 cr.)

YEAR 2 -- First Semester (Suggested course schedule)

**Electives offered this term; selected from the list below (9 cr.)

**Select 9 credit hours from the following electives:

COP 1120 COBOL, Beginning (3 cr.)

COP 1220 Programming in C (3 cr.)

COP 1332 Visual BASIC, Beginning (3 cr.)

COP 2360 Programming in C# (3 cr.)

COP 2800 JAVA Programming (3 cr.)

   ***Requires additional coursework 

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