Computer Programming AS
Computer Programming (AS 2126)
ADDENDUM October 16, 2018 (action based on curriculum minutes dated April 26, 2018) effective Spring 2019
Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science
This degree 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.
Computer programming course content includes computer programming concepts, programming languages and software project management.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
- Have a standard high school diploma or GED;
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at www.palmbeachstate.edu/admissions/Admissions-Applications.aspx
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
The program can be finished in two years of full-time enrollment or three years part time.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.
For More Information
Professor Brent M. Ferns, Sr., Department Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 868-3225 (Lake Worth) Professor John Hadley, Department Chair, email@example.com , (561) 862-4437 (Boca Raton)
The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as entry-level programmers, programmer specialists or computer programmers.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State's Bachelor of Applied Science programs in Information Management or Supervision and Management. For more information, see the web at www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor.
In addition, courses from this program may transfer to other colleges and universities which allow students to transfer into a four-year program. For more information, contact the college or university to which you wish to transfer.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/