Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2016-2017

Palm Beach State College
printComputer Programing Specialist CCC


Computer Programming Specialist  (6141)


Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/ComputerScience


Program Description
This college credit certificate program prepares students to analyze business situations and to design, develop and write computer programs. Individuals learn to store, locate and retrieve specific documents, data and information, analyze problems using logic/analysis tools, and write code in several computer languages. They also learn how to test, monitor, debug, document and maintain computer programs.

Course content includes computer programming concepts and programming languages.

This certificate covers the core competencies for programming but does not contain General Education requirements.


Admission Requirements
• Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
• Complete an Application for Admission, located at
www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Application.aspx.


Completion Requirements
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.


Program Length
Approximate program length: one year.


Location
The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.


For More Information
Dr. Elizabeth Horvath, horvathe@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 868-3228


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Credits: 9
CGS1100 Microcomputer Applications 3
COP1000 Introduction to Programming Logic 3
COP2840 Server-side Programming * 3
Electives - Choose 9 credits Credits: 9
  Any three COP programming classes 9
Total Program Credits: 18
*Student will need to complete COP1220, COP1332, COP2334, COP2800 or COP2831 to enroll in this certificate course.

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
This program prepares students for employment as entry-level programmers, programmer specialists or computer programmers.


Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Programming College Credit Certificate and the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Programming.


Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/