Computer Programming Specialist (6141)
Type of Award
CCC - College Credit Certificate
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.
• Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
• Complete an Application for Admission, located at
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
Approximate program length: one year.
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|
|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.|
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.
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/