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College of Computer & Information Technology

Certificate with Financial Aid Eligibility

Computer Programming Specialist

CPS-CT

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2017 (535)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2017 (535), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.



Program Leadership Information

Sharon Setterlind, Dean, 7273414724
Shane Hamilton, Lead Instructor, 727-614-7049

Program Summary

This certificate is designed to develop student proficiency in programming and to introduce the student to the variety of skills necessary to create dynamic Web content and transaction-based Web systems. On completion of the certificate, the student will be expected to enter the job market as an entry-level programmer. Also, on completion of the Java courses the student will be prepared for the Oracle Java Associate industry certification.

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.

If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Florida CIP Code

0511020103:

Federal CIP Code

11.0201: Computer Programming/Programmer, General.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Entry-level Programmer

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of "C" required in all courses.

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 9 credits

Introduction to Computer Programming
3
Web Foundations/Essentials
3
SQL Database Design & Programming
3

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Complete 9 credits

TRACK
C++ Track (Complete 9 credits)

Programming in C++ for Business
3
Advanced C++ Programming for Business
3
JavaScript
3

TRACK
C# Track (Complete 9 credits)

C# Programming I
3
C# Programming II
3
ASP.NET Programming with C#
3

TRACK
Java Track (Complete 9 credits)

Java Programming I
3
Java Programming II
3
JavaScript
3
18
Total Credits