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, programming languages and software project management.
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: 18 months
The program is offered on the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.
For More Information
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: 15|
|COP1000||Introduction to Programming Logic||3|
|CIS2321||Systems and Applications||3|
|CTS2301||UNIX Installation and Administration Using LINUX||3|
|Programming Languages - Choose 12 credits||Credits: 12|
|COP1220||Introduction to Programming in C||3|
|COP2334||Programming in C++||3|
|COP2800||Programming in Java||3|
|COP1332||Visual Basic Programming||3|
|COP2805||Advanced Java Programming||3|
|COP2654||Objective C Programming||3|
|COP2700||SQL Database Techniques||3|
|Total Program Credits: 27|
This program prepares students for employment as entry level programmers, programmer specialists or computer programmers.
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/areasofstudy/GainfulEmployment.
Career Path Notes
Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Computer 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/