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College of Computer & Information Technology

Associate in Science

Computer Programming and Analysis

CWPA-AS

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

Dr. Sharon Setterlind, Dean, SP/G, (727) 341-4724
Shane Hamilton, Lead Instructor, 727-614-7049

Program Summary

This program offers the opportunity to become a successful programmer with practical skills in multiple programming language platforms. The Java courses prepares you to sit for the Oracle Java Certified Associate industry certification. You will also develop strategies for managing data; evaluating the effectiveness of information technology application systems; and in the last semester you will enroll in an internship for career development.

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

1511020101: Computer Programming/Programmer, General.

Federal CIP Code

11.0201: Computer Programming/Programmer, General.

Job Related Opportunities

  • Computer Programmers
  • Computer Systems Analysts
  • Web Developers

Graduation Rules

Minimum grade of "C" required in all courses.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Communications - Composition

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Composition I coursework below. Minimum grade of "C" required. This requirement must be completed within the first 24 credits of coursework toward the AS degree.

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Communications - Speech

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Speech coursework . Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Social and Behavioral Sciences coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Humanities and Fine Arts

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Humanities and Fine Arts coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Mathematics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Mathematics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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Ethics

3
Complete 3 credits from the approved General Education Ethics coursework. Minimum grade of "C" required.

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AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Computer/Information Literacy Competency

Competency may be demonstrated by completing the Computer Information and Literacy Exam (CGS 1070T) OR by successful completion of one of the approved Computer/Information Literacy Competency courses. No minimum credits required.

AS GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Enhanced World View

Complete at least one 3-credit course intended to enhance the student's world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy. Minimum grade of "C" required. In some cases, this course may also be used to satisfy another General Education Requirement.

MAJOR CORE COURSES
Complete 39 credits

Computer and Information Technology Concepts
3
Introduction to Computer Programming
3
Computer Operating Systems
3
Web Foundations/Essentials
3
Programming in C++ for Business
3
Advanced C++ Programming for Business
3
Java Programming I
3
C# Programming I
3
Java Programming II
3
C# Programming II
3
SQL Database Design & Programming
3
ASP.NET Programming with C#
3
Computer Programming Internship
3
Course Option:

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSES
Complete 3 credits

JavaScript
3
Introduction to Android Programming
3
60
Total Credits