APPLY NOW! (386) 506-3059  My Daytona State

Computer Programming, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 0938 - Catalog 2017/2018

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, paula@DaytonaState.edu

Luke Sui, Assistant Chair, suil@daytonastate.edu

Linda Sullivan, 386-506-4154, Linda.Sullivan@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The certificate program provides the student with a basic understanding of writing computer programming codes using a variety of programming languages. The students also learn to test, monitor, debug, and document and maintain computer programs. The program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses latest technology and industry relevant coding languages, thus encouraging student success.

Description:

The program provides a solid foundation in programming. Students develop skills enabling them to program C, C++, Visual Basic; as well as to design and develop software. All credits earned in this program are applicable to the AS degree in Computer Programming and Analysis. Selected courses prep for MCP, MCAD, MOS, and Sun Java certifications. Program courses transfer directly into Associate of Science in Computer Programming and Analysis and other Associate degree programs.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Plan and perform data file activities.
  2. Design and assess analysis activities.
  3. Prepare, plan and perform program design activities, coding activities and testing activities.
  4. Propose and perform user-training activities, implementation activities and user support activities.
  5. Use and evaluate multiple integrated development environment and programming languages.
  6. Illustrate professional development skills and general organizational computing workplace competencies.

Note: This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state bright futures.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees: $3,379*

Access Fee: $45 ($1.35 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $31

Lab Fees: $30

Textbook Estimate: varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.
  • Successful completers of CET 1600 are eligible to take the test to become a Network Plus Certified Professional.

Careers

The courses from this program could also be used to other AS degrees.

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.

Program Length: The typical length of this program is four (4) semesters (36 weeks) for a full-time student, with 10% graduating within 4 semesters for 2014-15. The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2013-14) for this field at 92%.

15-1021.00 Computer Programmers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1021.00

11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3021.00

15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1041.00

15-1051.00 Computer Systems Analysts http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1051.00

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=151021&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

CET1600Network Plus

3

CTS1851Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)

3

 

COP2700Introduction to Database Management

3

OR

CTS2431CData Organization and Management and Lab

3

 

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

COP2360C# Programming

3

COP2800Computer Programming Java

3

COP2949Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming

2

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

CEN2002Software Design and Development I

3

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

Computer Elective (Choose 3 credit hours)

3

Computer Elective - Choose From:

CAP2023Introduction to Game Programming

3

CGS2100Microcomputer Applications

3

COP2842Web Scripting (PHP)

3

CGS2820Web Programming (JavaScript, Ajax, ASP.Net)

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

COP1000Principles of Computer Programming

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

CTS1851Internet Web Foundations (HTML, CSS)

3

CET1600Network Plus

3

CET2154A+ Computer Repair

4

2nd Semester

COP2800Computer Programming Java

3

Computer Elective

3

 

CTS2431CData Organization and Management and Lab

3

OR

COP2700Introduction to Database Management

3

 

COP2360C# Programming

3

3rd Semester

COP2949Cooperative Educational Experience in Computer Programming

2

CEN2002Software Design and Development I

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 33