Computer Programming Technology


Our Computer Programming Technology option is a two-year program designed to prepare you for entry-level employment and advancement in computer programming and systems analysis. Our program will enhance your skills if you’re currently employed in computer programming or systems analysis and wish to advance.

Through the program, you’ll gain the skills required to flourish in your career. Upon completion, you will have a foundation to transfer to a four-year college or university to pursue a specialized degree in the field. The Associate in Applied Science Degree is also earned upon successful completion of the Computer Programming Technology program.

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  • Raymond
  • Online

Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Technical Certificate
  • Career Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
IT Foundations 4
Fundamentals of Data Communications 4
Principles of Information Security 4
Database and SQL Concepts 3
Visual BASIC Programming Language 4
Web Development Using HTML & CSS OR Web and Programming Concepts 4
Approved Programming Elective 4
Approved Technical Elective 3
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Approved Programming Electives 12
Approved Technical Electives 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62

Admission Requirements

  • ACT scores: 17 or above
  • English placement level: Level 3
  • Math placement level: Level 3
  • Reading placement level: Level 4

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