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This program addresses individuals with a technical orientation, including college graduates from other fields, interested in a career in applied programming. This program provides students already holding a degree with specific technical competencies for entry-level employment opportunities as a programmer, programmer analyst, web developer or e-commerce specialist.
Students obtain a foundation in computer programming concepts, systems development, and data modeling. Students learn software development and programming using object-oriented languages such as Java and Visual Basic.NET. Depending on their choice of restricted electives, students can enhance their programming skills using C or C++, develop and maintain Web pages, or design and develop e-commerce applications & databases.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
Prerequisite: Students are assumed to have either taken CIT-111 Introduction to Programming: Java or demonstrate equivalent experience or knowledge prior to starting this certificate program.
See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 20–23
|Course #||Course Name||Credits|
1CIT Restricted Electives (3 required)
CIT-125 Web Development
CIT-145 Programming in C
CIT-225 e-Commerce Applications
CIT-230 Database Systems
CIT-235 Web Database Systems
CIT-245 Data Structures & Programming: C++
Students considering a concentration in application software development are advised to choose from the following CIT restricted electives: CIT-125, CIT-145, CIT-230 and CIT-245.
Students considering a concentration in e-commerce software development are advised to choose from the following CIT restricted electives: CIT-125, CIT-225, CIT-230 and CIT-235.
NOTE: Various IT industry certifications and AP exams are recognized as having equivalent knowledge of certain CIT courses and can be used to meet CIT course prerequisites or advanced standing toward a CIT degree or certificate. Proof of certification is required by the director of student registration at the campus where you are enrolled. See an advisor or CIT faculty member for a list of recognized certifications and their equivalent CIT courses.