College of Arts and Sciences

Certificate in Computer Programming

Dr. Elva Jones
Dr. Elva J. Jones, Chair
Department of Computer Science 

Elva Jones Building
Elva J. Jones Computer Science Bldg.

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The Certificate in Computer Programming, a post-baccalaureate program, is designed for those wishing to make a career change to become computer programmers or computer applications developers. The certificate program is open only to individuals who have earned the BS or BA degree (in any field). The program is designed with scheduling flexibility to accommodate the needs of working adults.

Web Assisted Learning:
Internet based instruction (local students may sit in on lectures if desired)
Flexible scheduling (completion time determined by student)
Periodic classroom sessions (scheduled by the professor)

CSC 3360  Fundamentals of Programming            year 1
CSC 3361  Intermediate Programming                 year 1

To continue in the Certificate program, students must pass CSC 3360 and
CSC 3361 with an average grade of "B" or better, and pass a programming
proficiency examination. The student must complete the following courses
with a grade of "C" or better.

CSC 3370  Fundamentals of Internet Systems     year 2
CSC 3371  Applied Data Structures                    year 2
CSC 3373  Web Programming                            year 2
CSC 3374  Database Management                     year 2

Career  Opportunities:
Students completing this program will be qualified as entry-level programmers and will also satisfy minimum requirements for admission to many graduate programs in computer science and/or information technology. 

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