2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Nov 28, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook

Computing and Information Technology: Software–Programming, AAS [CITSP-AAS, 61 Total Credits]


DESCRIPTION

This degree prepares students for employment in fields related primarily to computer programming.  In addition to technical content, the degree includes skills in communication (oral, written, and listening), project management, databases, web site development, teamwork, and problem solving.


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Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Differentiate between various approaches and methodologies of software and systems development life cycles.
  2. Prepare documentation at each stage in the development of a software application.
  3. Design and develop software applications that meet the specifics of the user.
  4. Construct computer programs using a variety of programming models, including procedural, object-oriented, event-driven, and mobile device application development.
  5. Incorporate standards and practices in the development of secure software.
  6. Practice communication and team-building skills.

General Education Requirements (22 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)


Special Program Requirements (39 Credits)


Electives (3 Credits)


CS 140 may be repeated by students who wish to explore up to two different languages for a maximum of 6 credits. Three of the 6 credits count in the Beginning Programming Languages with the other 3 credits counting in the Electives portion of the degree.

  • or  any CF prefix course
  • or  any CIT prefix course (except those used to satisfy other portions of this degree)
  • or  any CS prefix course (except those used to satisfy other portions of this degree; see also note above regarding CS 140)
  • or  any CSCO prefix course
  • or  any CSEC prefix course
  • or  any GIS prefix course
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