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Computer Programming

Curriculum Description

The Computer Programming curriculum prepares individuals for employment as computer programmers and related positions through study and applications in computer concepts, logic, programming procedures, languages, generators, operating systems, networking, data management and business operations.

Students will solve business computer problems through programming techniques and procedures, using appropriate languages and software. The primary emphasis of the curriculum is hands-on training in programming and related computer areas that provide the ability to adapt as systems evolve.

Graduates should qualify for employment in business, industry, and government organizations as programmers, programmer trainees, programmer/analysts, computer operators, systems technicians or database specialists.

The following represents one way in which the program of study can be completed. Students who aren’t able to follow this plan should consult their academic advisor to be sure that they take courses in the best order for their success.

Associate in Applied Science

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NC CIP: 11.0201
Day
POS Approved: Fall 2013

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 115 Intro to Prog & Logic NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 2 3 0 3
DBA 110 Database Concepts 2 3 0 3
ENG 111 Expository Writing Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
NOS 110 Operating System Concepts 2 3 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CIS 110
OR
Introduction to Computers Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (2) (2) (0) (3)
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 11
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 14

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
WEB 115 Web Markup and Scripting 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Humanities/Fine Arts Elective Comprehensive Articulation Agreement ** ** 0 3
___ ___ Operating Systems Elective 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Programming Elective 2 3 0 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
MAT 115
OR
Mathematical Models NEW REQUISITE 2 2 0 3
MAT 140
OR
Survey of Mathematics NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
MAT 161 College Algebra NEW REQUISITE Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 9
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Summer Term

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Advanced Programming Elective 2 3 0 3
CTS 115 Info Sys Business Concept Comprehensive Articulation Agreement 3 0 0 3
CTS 118 IS Professional Comm 2 0 0 2
Totals

Class Hours: 7
Lab/Shop Hours: 3
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 8

Fall Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
CTS 285 Systems Analysis & Design 3 0 0 3
___ ___ Programming Elective 2 3 0 3
___ ___ Elective Group 1 ** ** ** 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
NET 110
OR
Networking Concepts 2 2 0 3
NET 125 Networking Basics (1) (4) (0) (3)
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
PSY 118
OR
Interpersonal Psychology 3 0 0 3
PSY 150 General Psychology Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
Totals

Class Hours: 10
Lab/Shop Hours: 5
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Spring Semester

Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
___ ___ Advanced Programming Elective 2 3 0 3
CSC 289 Programming Capstone Proj 1 4 0 3
SEC 110 Security Concepts NEW VERSION 2 2 0 3
___ ___ Elective Group 2 ** ** ** 3
Select one:
Course Course Title Class Hours Lab/Shop Hours Clinical/WBL Hours Credit Hours
COM 120
OR
Intro Interpersonal Com Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
COM 231
OR
Public Speaking Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 114
OR
Prof Research & Reporting Comprehensive Articulation Agreement (3) (0) (0) (3)
ENG 115 Oral Communication 3 0 0 3
Totals

Class Hours: 8
Lab/Shop Hours: 9
Clinical/WBL Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 67

Legend

  • : Comprehensive Articulation Agreement - This course is recommended for students transferring to a four-year university.
  • : Local Requirement
  • : Instructional Service Agreement
  • : Universal General Education Transfer Component (UGETC)
  • : Global Distinction
  • : Requisite(s)

Additional Information

Advanced Programming Elective – Select two: CSC 234, CSC 239, CSC 251, CSC 253

Elective Group 1 – Select one: COE 121, CTS 120, CSC 258, CTS 240, DBA 115, DBA 210, ECO 251, SGD 171WEB 180 or WEB 182

Elective Group 2 – Select one: COE 111, COE 112CSC 143, CSC 284, CTS 210, DBA 120, ECO 252, SGD 271, WEB 110, WEB 186, or WEB 250

Humanities/Fine Arts Elective - Select one: ART 111, ENG 231, ENG 241, ENG 262, ENG 273, HUM 110, HUM 121, HUM 220, MUS 110, or PHI 240. Consult an academic advisor concerning other possible electives.

Operating Systems Elective – Select one: NOS 120 or NOS 130

Programming Elective – Select two: CSC 134, CSC 139, CSC 151, CSC 153

**Hours vary depending on course selection.

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